Cruise inventory

RV Corella 6/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier6/75
Cruise period1975-04-15 — 1975-04-28
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out a survey of the west coast of England and Wales and the
southwest coast of Scotland to the Mull of Galloway for pelagic fish eggs
and larvae using a 50 cm high-speed tow net.
2. To collect a dinoflagellate sample for Dr Dodge (London University).
3. To collect live copepods for Mrs B Thonpson.
4. To collect water samples for radioactivity estimation for Mr D Jefferies (Hamilton Dock laboratory) from the English Channel and southern North Sea and Irish Sea.
Chief scientistJohn D Riley (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 6/75 cruise report corella06_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
Track chartsRV Corella 6/75 cruise track — trk1590a.html RV Corella 6/75 cruise track — trk1590b.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Transparency (eg transmissometer)
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 88
Description: distribution
NektonQuantity: number of hauls = 88