Ina-K 3/03

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Ina-K (74IK)
Cruise identifier3/03
Cruise period2003-11-28 — 2003-12-03
Port of departureLeigh-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeigh-on-Sea, 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 and adjacent estuaries.
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 3/03 cruise report inak3_03.pdf (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificThames, Medway, Swale and Essex Estuaries
Track chartsIna-K 3/03 cruise track — ina-k3_03trk.pdf (0.14 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 34
Description: Annual trawl survey for pre-recruit bass.
Demersal fishDescription: Samples of flatfish obtained for environmental monitoring programmes.