RV Corella 13/82
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corella (74CX)|
|Cruise period||1982-09-07 — 1982-09-27|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To investigate the orientation and behaviour of plaice in relation to bottom topography and near-bed currents under the combined influence of tide and swell.
2. To test the deployment and operation of the MAFF antonomous near-bed velocity recorder.
3. To collect samples of juvenile scallops seeded in the Salcombe estuary.
4. To carry out trial dives with a potential diving trainee.
|Chief scientist||Geoffrey P Arnold (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.19 MB)|
|Current meters||Quantity: activity duration in days = 6|
Description: Near-bottom velocity recorder deployment.
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: activity duration in days = 10|
Description: observation of caged, tagged plaice.