Balaena 1/89

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Balaena (74G4)
Cruise identifier1/89
Cruise period1989-07-04 — 1989-07-06
Port of departureQueenborough, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo conduct a trawl survey of 'O' group and juvenile bass in the Medway/Thames/Swale, and to collect samples of bass for growth studies.
Chief scientistGraham D Pickett (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportBalaena 1/89 cruise report balaena1_89.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMedway Estuary
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: dissolved oxygen
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 15
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 12
Description: bass tagged.