Cruise inventory

RV Corella 6/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier6/79
Cruise period1979-04-18 — 1979-05-05
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To detemine the location of sole spawning areas in the English Channel
and to estimate the mortality rates of sole eggs and larvae.
2. To carry out a 30 station groundfish survey of the eastern English Channel.
3. To catch sole in order to study their feeding and to collect gonad samples
for fecundity work.
4. To position toroidal buoy moorings for Scallop Settlement Monitoring, in
Weymouth and Start Bays.
5. To collect samples of fish for the Fish Identification course and also for
Environmental Archaeological Unit, York.
Chief scientistR G Houghton (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 6/79 cruise report corella06_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.27 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Track chartsRV Corella 6/79 cruise track — trk2375a.html RV Corella 6/79 cruise track — trk2375b.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 83
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 30
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 30