Cruise summary report
|Ship name||Dawn Hunter|
|Cruise period||1988-11-02 — 1988-11-16|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||North Shields, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To assess the distribution and abundance of herring in the Thames Estuary using a mid-water trawl.
2. To obtain an independent estimate of the age structure of the Thames spring spawning stock.
3. If time and weather permit, to extend the survey along the East Anglian coast and into the Wash. Not attempted.
|Chief scientist||T J Hulme (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.12 MB)|
|Specific||Thames Estuary and the Wash|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 13|
Description: Distribution and abundance of herring.