Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR1/89

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR1/89
Cruise period1989-01-05 — 1989-01-19
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Collect stage IV plaice gonads for fecundity studies (DDB2).
2. Collection of stage IV and VII female plaice - trawling at tidal slacks and over 24 hour periods.
3. Collection of plaice pituitaries for subsequent gonadotrophin purification.
4. Collection of blood and urine from mature female dabs for steroid identification.
5. Collection of cod guts (Royal Holloway College).
6. Collection of cod gonads for genetic studies (Birmingham University).
7. Plaice ovary incubations (steroid bioassay).
Chief scientistAlexander Pickering Scott (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR1/89 cruise report co1_89.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea (south of 54deg and west of 30deg); Southern Bight - Brown Ridge, Hinder Ground
Track chartsRV Corystes COR1/89 cruise track — trk3509.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 80