Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR3A/88

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR3A/88
Cruise period1988-06-03 — 1988-06-15
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To assess the distribution, abundance and population structure of scallop stocks between north Wales and the Isle of Man.
2. To obtain photographic and CCTV video records of the sea bed and pre-recruit scallops on heavily and lightly dredged scallop grounds.
3. To carry out a comparative dredging trial with a Manx scalloper (chartered by Port Erin laboratory).
4. To sample bottom substrates and collect hydroids for scallop spatfall studies.
All the aims were successfully completed.
Chief scientistPeter J Dare (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR3A/88 cruise report co3a_88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of stations = 82
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of stations = 12
Description: motion pictures