Balaena 2/88

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Balaena (74G4)
Cruise identifier2/88
Cruise period1988-11-03 — 1988-11-05
Port of departureQueenborough, United Kingdom
Port of returnQueenborough, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo continue investigations begun on BALAENA CHARTER 1/88 into the population structure, distribution and movements of 0 group/juvenile bass in the Medway estuary, and their daily mortality rate on the cooling-water intake screens at Kingsnorth power station.
Chief scientistDerek Roy Eaton (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportBalaena 2/88 cruise report balaena_nov88.pdf (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificR Medway, Kent
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: activity duration in days = 2
Description: In the warm-water outfall channel from Kingsnorth power station fishing took place.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of surveys = 1
Description: In the River Medwat between Grain and Chatham was trawled.