Cruise inventory

RV Corella 2A/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier2A/74
Cruise period1974-01-24 — 1974-02-04
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnSouthampton, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out a survey for herring larvae in the southern North Sea
and English Channel as the last of the ICES surveys of abundance and
distribution of autumn-spawned herring larvae in the North Sea and
adjacent waters during the 1973/4 spawning season.
2. To release seabed drifters at selected stations within the main areas
of herring larvae distribution.
3. To fish either for herring in the eastern Channel or pelagic fish
species in the western Channel.
Chief scientistR J Wood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 2A/74 cruise report corella02a_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
SpecificSouthern North Sea and Eastern Channel
Track chartsRV Corella 2A/74 cruise track — trk1352a.html RV Corella 2A/74 cruise track — trk1352b.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 86
Exploratory fishingQuantity: number of hauls = 86