Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR5/92

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR5/92
Cruise period1992-04-14 — 1992-04-30
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To sample and examine dab and other demersal fish for diseases in support of the National Monitoring Plan (NMP) and North Sea Task Force (NTSF) programmes.
2. To sample dab livers for analytical chemistry and histology from selected stations in the North Sea and Liverpool Bay.
3. To collect samples of demersal fish in support of NMP and Environmental Quality Objectives Programmes.
4. To collect samples of herring for Ichthyophonus examination.
5. To collect samples of whiting for the presence of Diclidophora merlangi.
6. To collect sediment and water samples for bacterial and chemical analysis in support of NMP and NTSF programmes.
Additional aim:
7. To collect serum samples from Dab and Flounder for antibody testing.
Chief scientistD Bucke (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Fish Disease Laboratory Weymouth)
ProjectNSTF
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR5/92 cruise report co5_92.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth Sea, English Channel, S W Approaches and Liverpool Bay
Track chartsRV Corystes COR5/92 cruise track — trk3728.html
Measurements 
Chemical oceanography 
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsDescription: At NMP sites visited
Contamination 
Suspended matterDescription: At NMP sites visited
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organismsDescription: At NMP sites visited
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 42
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 42
Description: Granton trawls.