Cruise inventory

RV Corella 13/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier13/77
Cruise period1977-09-08 — 1977-09-20
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
ObjectivesPart 1:
1. To service the JONSIS current meter stations J1, J2 and Spurn.
Part 2:
1. To carry out a survey for herring larvae in the western half of the Central North Sea 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 collect samples of spawning herring from the Longstone, Whitby and Dowsing areas in order to obtain information on recruitment to the Bank herring stock in the absence of a directed fishery.
Chief scientistR J Wood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 13/77 cruise report corella13_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of stations = 3
Description: servicing long-term current meter sts
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 100
Description: bottom
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 97
Description: spatial & temporal distribution
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 6
Description: population structures