Cruise inventory

RV Corella 5/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier5/79
Cruise period1979-03-28 — 1979-04-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out an acoustic survey to estimate predatory fish in a cod spawning area.
2. To identify the fish by trawling.
3. To undertake a plankton survey of a cod spawning area and collect
cod larvae for otolith and feeding studies.
4. To measure temperature, chlorophyll, turbidity, salinity and particle size.
5. To collect Euphausids for Dr Jamieson.
6. To collect live plaice for Mr Scholes.
Chief scientistD S Tungate (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 5/79 cruise report corella05_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 5/79 cruise track — trk2374.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 45
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 45
Description: biomass determination,description of communities
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.