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RV Corystes COR10/90

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR10/90
Cruise period1990-09-06 — 1990-09-27
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To measure the distribution and abundance of commercial flatfish species by means of a beam trawl survey as part of an ICES coordinated programme covering Divisions IV b&c and VII d&c.
2. To collect additional biological data on sole, plaice, dab, turbot, brill and Cancer pagarus.
3. To describe the seabed sediment and epibenthos using photographic and acoustic methods.
4. To produce cooperative gear efficiency indices between the 4m standard heavy DFR beam trawl and the 8m beam trawl used by the Belgian and the Netherlands Fisheries Institutes, on the joint survey.
5. Carry out further equipment trials on the sector scanner.
6. Collect a variety of live and frozen fish for research purposes.
Chief scientistDavid J Symonds (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR10/90 cruise report co10_90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
SpecificIrish Sea
Track chartsRV Corystes COR10/90 cruise track — trk3615a.html RV Corystes COR10/90 cruise track — trk3615b.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 127
Description: groundfish survey
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 6
Description: scallop dredging
TaggingsQuantity: number of hauls = 35
Description: sole tagging