RV Corella 13/75
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corella (74CX)|
|Cruise period||1975-09-04 — 1975-09-17|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a survey for herring larvae in the vicinity of the Orkney and Shetland Islands, as part of an international survey of the abundance and distribution of autumn-spawned herring larvae in the North Sea and adjacent waters.
2. To continue the examination of the distribution of caesium-137 and caesium-134 in coastal waters of the British Isles.
3. To obtain Plankton Indicator samples for the Institute for Marine Environmental Research, Edinburgh.
|Chief scientist||R J Wood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.15 MB)|
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 50|
|Radioactivity||Quantity: number of samples = 56|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of samples = 161|
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 5|
Description: Tow-net calibration