Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||Ina-K (74IK)|
|Cruise period||2003-05-21 — 2003-05-25|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a trawl survey for pre-recruit bass in the middle Thames estuary, Medway, Swale, Essex Blackwater, Crouch and Roach Estuaries over established grid stations.
2. To determine the relative abundance and population age structure of pre-recruit bass in the Thames and adjacent estuaries, as a basis for comparison with other areas, e.g. Solent harbours.
|Chief scientist||Mary Jane Brown (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)|
|Cruise programme||(0.07 MB)|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
|Specific||Thames, Medway, Swale and Essex Estuaries|
|Track charts||(0.08 MB)|
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 18|
Description: mini-CTD deployed after each tow.
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 18|
Description: bass distribution and abundance.
|Geology and geophysics|
|Core - soft bottom||Quantity: number of stations = 27|