Cruise inventory

RV Corella 2/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier2/77
Cruise period1977-01-17 — 1977-01-27
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesPrimary Aim:
1. To obtain plaice ovary samples from the three areas (Kentish Knock to Brown Ridge; White Bank; Cleaver ground and Botney Ground).
Ancillary Aims:
2. To collect eggs for genetic studies.
3. To collect live rays, dabs and crabs.
4. To test the new pelagic trawl.
Chief scientistJoseph William Horwood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 2/77 cruise report corella02_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 2/77 cruise track — trk1923.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 200
Description: samples caught for fecundity studies