Cruise inventory

RV Corella 13/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier13/75
Cruise period1975-09-04 — 1975-09-17
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 scientistR J Wood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 13/75 cruise report corella13_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Track chartsRV Corella 13/75 cruise track — trk1597a.html RV Corella 13/75 cruise track — trk1597b.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 50
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityQuantity: number of samples = 56
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 161
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: Tow-net calibration