RV Corystes COR3A/88
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1988-06-03 — 1988-06-15|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||Peter J Dare (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.12 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of stations = 82|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Bottom photography||Quantity: number of stations = 12|
Description: motion pictures