Cruise inventory

RV Corella 2/78

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier2/78
Cruise period1978-01-25 — 1978-02-06
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out an acoustic integrator survey for sprat within an area
between the Farne Islands and Wash, extending up to 50 miles off
the coast.
2. To sample any major concentrations located with mid-water trawl and
plot their distributions in finer detail.
3. To collect various species of fish (particularly sprat, small herring
and small gadoids) deep-frozen for fish identification courses
(Mr R W Blacker).
Chief scientistP O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 2/78 cruise report corella02_78.pdf — access key 'C' (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 2/78 cruise track — trk2177.html
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 7
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Quantity: track kilometres = 2407.6
Description: distribution studies