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RV Corystes COR1B/91

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR1B/91
Cruise period1991-01-15 — 1991-02-04
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To replace 100 plaice fitted with dummy data storage tags and 100 controls fitted with conventional Petersen discs.
2. To collect pituitaries and urine samples from plaice and dabs.
3. To test the prototype data storage tag (DST).
4. To track plaice fitted with a prototype pressure sensitive telemetry tag (for the DST development programme).
5. To track mature plaice on their spawning grounds.
Chief scientistGeoffrey P Arnold (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR1B/91 cruise report co1b_91.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSouthern Bight
Track chartsRV Corystes COR1B/91 cruise track — trk3689.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)Quantity: number of specimens = 600
Description: Fish for pituitary glands, urine samples
TaggingsQuantity: number of measurements = 5
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of measurements = 1
Description: acoustic tracking of fish