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RV Corystes COR2/90

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR2/90
Cruise period1990-01-26 — 1990-02-02
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Collection of mature female plaice for pheromone studies. Sampling length, weight, gonad weight, urine, gut fluid, bile, mucus, blood, ovarian fluid and gonads.
2. Collection of mature female dabs for pheromone studies. Sampling as for plaice.
3. Collection of uncontaminated samples of urine, milt and blood from male flounders and plaice.
4. Collection of plaice pituitaries for gonadotrophin isolation.
5. Collection of marine fish tissues for magnetite studies.
6. Collection of fish for AEP2.
Chief scientistAlexander Pickering Scott (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR2/90 cruise report co2_90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.05 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificHinder Ground/Brown Ridge.
Track chartsRV Corystes COR2/90 cruise track — trk3558.html RV Corystes COR2/90 cruise track — trk3559.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 9
Description: live fish samples together with samples of urine and plasma