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Mizpah III Cruise 1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameMizpah III
Cruise identifierCruise 1
Cruise period1988-07-11 — 1988-07-14
Port of departurePoole, United Kingdom
Port of returnPoole, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a survey of pre-recruit base using a high-headline trawl with a fine-mesh cod-end liner.
2. To tag bass over 35cm total length.
3. To carry out a biological examination of bass for maturity and growth studies.
Chief scientistGraham D Pickett (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportMizpah III Cruise 1 cruise report mizpahiii1_88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificPoole Harbour/Poole Bay
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 4
Description: A new area was fished to catch larger bass, however catches were still low. Only 4 fish were tagged.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 26
Description: In 31 hauls only 26 pre-recruit bass were caught.