Cruise inventory

RV Corella 9/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier9/74
Cruise period1974-06-13 — 1974-06-20
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out an inshore survey of the English south coast for pelagic fish
eggs and larvae using a 50 cm High speed tow net.
2. To carry out a similar survey off the Devon and Cornwall coasts with some
additional offshore stations for larvae of Caner pagurus for Dr Bennett
(Burnharn Laboratory).
3. To test an experimental bottom trawl designed to catch metamorphosing
flat fish.
4. To collect live copepods for Mrs B Thompson.
5. To investigate the variability of catch of the 50 cm High Speed tow net.
6. To collect dinoflagellate samples from off the East Anglian coast for
Dr Dodge (Birkbeck College, London).
Chief scientistJohn D Riley (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 9/74 cruise report corella09_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Celtic Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 9/74 cruise track — trk1360a.html RV Corella 9/74 cruise track — trk1360b.html RV Corella 9/74 cruise track — trk1360c.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 86
Description: S surface only
Optics (eg underwater light levels)
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 14
Description: midwater drouges
Chemical oceanography 
Oxygen
pH
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 84
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 84
Meteorology 
Occasional standard measurementsQuantity: number of observations = 86