Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR2B/93

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR2B/93
Cruise period1993-02-07 — 1993-02-18
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 NMP programme.
2. To sample dab livers for analytical chemistry, histology and other biomarkers. (FDL, BoC and PML).
3. To collect herring hearts for Ichthyophonus examination.
4. To collect frozen samples of dab for chemical analysis (BoC).
5. To make photographic records of fish diseases.
6. To collect live plaice (FSM-3) and dab (FDL).
Additional aims:
1. To collect a frozen sample of 50 whiting for B Gavin (QMC).
2. To sample gadoids and other species for myxosporean parasites.
3. To examine and sample Nephrops for Haematodinium infection.
Chief scientistD Bucke (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Fish Disease Laboratory Weymouth)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR2B/93 cruise report co2b_93.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificEastern Channel and Western North Sea
Track chartsRV Corystes COR2B/93 cruise track — trk3846.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: photographs records of fish diseases were taken for the ICES training guide on fish disease recognition.
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of hauls = 54
Description: tows made using the Granton trawl were completed in aid of fish disease studies.