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RV Corella 14/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier14/77
Cruise period1977-09-30 — 1977-10-12
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 scientistP O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
ProjectIHB04 Herring Larval Survey
Cruise reportRV Corella 14/77 cruise report corella14_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 14/77 cruise track — trk1936.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 105
Description: T surface only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 105
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 105
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 105
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 105
Routine standard measurementsQuantity: number of measurements = 112