Cruise inventory

RV Corella 13/78

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier13/78
Cruise period1978-09-28 — 1978-10-11
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a high speed townet survey for herring larvae in the western portion of the central North Sea between the Farne Islands and Humber entrance.
2. To carry out mid-water trawling to identify pelagic fish traces and collect material for fecundity and biological studies on herring.
3. To freeze-dry samples of clupeid larvae for biochemical studies (Dr Greer Walker).
4. To test the acoustic towed body.
Chief scientistP O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 13/78 cruise report corella13_78.pdf — access key 'C' (0.33 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 13/78 cruise track — trk2189.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 103
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 103
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 103
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 103
Description: monitoring,distribution
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Quantity: track kilometres = 2222.4
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: DNA-RNA concentrations