Ina-K 2/02

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Ina-K (74IK)
Cruise identifier2/02
Cruise period2002-11-25 — 2002-11-30
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out the annual trawl survey for pre-recruit bass and other fish species in the middle and inner Thames estuary, Medway, Swale, Essex Blackwater, Crouch and Roach Estuaries over established grid stations.
2. To determine the relative abundance of bass and other species in the Thames Estuary.
3. To obtain samples of flatfish and for environmental monitoring programmes.
Chief scientistMary Jane Brown (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportIna-K 2/02 cruise report inak2_02.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificThames, Medway, Swale and Essex Estuaries
Track chartsIna-K 2/02 cruise track — ina-k2_02trk.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 2
Description: Flounder obtained for environmental monitoring programme.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 36
Description: Annual trawl survey for pre-recruit bass.