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RV Corella 14/77
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corella (74CX)|
|Cruise period||1977-09-30 — 1977-10-12|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To continue the survey commenced on Cruise 13 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.
3. To collect 20 plaice greater than 30 cm and bring ashore alive for use in tickler chain experiments later in the year.
|Chief scientist||P O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Project||IHB04 Herring Larval Survey|
|Cruise report||(0.19 MB)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 105|
Description: T surface only
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 105|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 105|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 105|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of stations = 105|
|Routine standard measurements||Quantity: number of measurements = 112|