Cruise inventory

RV Corella 11/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier11/79
Cruise period1979-09-13 — 1979-09-26
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To develop an effective system of sampling scallop populations using
French dredges, suitable for the vessel.
2. To survey for scallops in selected areas of the Channel between the
Isle of Wight and the Isles of Scilly, up to 40 miles offshore.
3. To dredge and compare results obtained in a number of areas previously
surveyed by the French research vessel LA PELAGIA.
4. To retrieve two toroidal buoy units (one off Lulworth and one off Start
Point) used for pectinid spat collection studies.
Chief scientistAndrew Franklin (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 11/79 cruise report corella11_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Track chartsRV Corella 11/79 cruise track — trk2381.html
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 62
Description: distribution