Vessel/Source name: Judy B
Voyage/Survey Identifier: JB 1/78
Voyage/Survey start date: 19 Jan 1978
Voyage/Survey end date: 26 Jan 1978
Voyage/Survey region: South-east Gulf of Carpentaria
Voyage/Survey description: Judy B voyage JB 01/1978 in South-east Gulf of Carpentaria.
PERSONNEL : J.A. Redfield, Tropical Prawn Research Project.
PURPOSE: Searching for banana prawn schools to study the sex and size composition, movements, and activities of individuals within the school.
This cruise was the first of two voyages to search for banana prawn (Penaeus merguiensis) schools. Searching was concentrated in the Snake Creek-Gilbert River region, Sweers Island to Bountiful Island region, and the far southern Gulf. No schools of banana prawns were found.
Voyage/Survey leader(s): J.A. Redfield (CSIRO)
Voyage/Survey documentation: Unpublished Cruise Summary.
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