Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR11/90

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR11/90
Cruise period1990-10-12 — 1990-10-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out a pre-recruit flatfish survey in the eastern Irish Sea using the 4m beam trawl.
2. To carry out a pre-recruit gadoid survey in the north western Irish Sea using the Granton trawl.
3. To tag soles off the North Wales cast and the River Ribble (Conwy).
4. To carry out a pre-recruit flatfish survey in the Bristol Channel using the 4m beam trawl.
5. To investigate the distribution and abundance of pre-recruit plaice and sole off the Irish Coast.
Additional late aims:
6. To catch and land live scallops Dr A Beaumont (Menai Bridge Laboratory).
7. To return live sole to augment the broodstock (Conwy Laboratory).
Chief scientistMichael Joseph Waldock (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR11/90 cruise report co11_90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corystes COR11/90 cruise track — trk3614.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 10
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 10
Chemical oceanography 
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 18
Description: various chemical analyses
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 70
Description: 13 Granton tows, 23 stations flatfish survey, 34 beam trawls.
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of surveys = 1
Description: fish disease survey