1. To estimate the abundance of 0 group/juvenile bass in the R. Medway, especailly in the vicinity of Kingsnorth Power Station.
2. To descrive the distribution, movement and length distributions of 0 group/juvenile bass in the area.
3. To estimate the daily mortality rate of 0 group bass (due to entrainment on the cooling-water intake screens) at Kingsnorth Power Station using dye-marked fish.
4. To collect biological samples of bass for growth studies.
Derek Roy Eaton (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
R. Medway, Kent
Biology and fisheries
Quantity: number of deployments = 4 Description: Fish traps were deployed at the lagoon at Kingsnorth power station.
Quantity: number of surveys = 1 Description: The Medway river between Grain and the Medway Bridge was surveyed using fine mesh trawls.