Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR3B/88

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR3B/88
Cruise period1988-06-16 — 1988-06-28
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To estimate the contribution that 1, 2 and 3 year old mackerel make to total egg production in the western mackerel stock.
2. To estimate levels of astresia in mackerel ovaries during spawning.
3. To assess the contribution of mackerel spawning in the western channel to the western spawning stock.
All the aims were successfully completed.
Chief scientistMichael Greer-Walker (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR3B/88 cruise report co3b_88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificCeltic Sea/ W. Approaches
Track chartsRV Corystes COR3B/88 cruise track — co3b_88track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 41
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 41
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 36