Balaena 1/92

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Balaena (74G4)
Cruise identifier1/92
Cruise period1992-10-19 — 1992-10-21
Port of departureQueenborough, United Kingdom
Port of returnQueenborough, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a trawl survey for 0-group bass for comparison with 0-group indices obtained from power station sampling at West Thurrock on the River Thames.
2. To investigate the abundance and population characteristics of the 1989 year class of bass in the Medway area.
3. To tag juvenile bass (30 cm+ total length).
Chief scientistDerek Roy Eaton (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportBalaena 1/92 cruise report balaena1_92.pdf (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificRiver Medway, Kent.
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 8
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 4
Description: bass tagged