Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR7/93

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR7/93
Cruise period1993-07-13 — 1993-07-25
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To obtain stock indices of abundance for pre-recruit and fishable scallops on the standard Lizard-Eddystone survey grid, using dredges.
2. To carry out comparative fishing trials with commercial French and Newhaven dredges on the Eddystone grounds.
3. To collect biological samples for growth, age, spawning and meat yield studies from: (a) the Cornish fishery (extending south-west to Wolf Rock), (b) the eastern Channel fishery.
4. To conduct a benthos survey on the Fowey-Eddystone fishing grounds, using grabs and dredges in conjunction with RoxAnn and underwater cameras.
5. To collect scallop material, seawater samples and CTD profile data from stations between Wolf Rock and Little Sole Bank, for new collaborative isotope studies with UNCW Menai Bridge.
6. To collect mollusc specimens for the Conchological Society and English Heritage.
7. To collect live anglerfish for FSM2.
Chief scientistPeter J Dare (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR7/93 cruise report co7_93.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
SpecificEnglish Channel
Track chartsRV Corystes COR7/93 cruise track — trk3989.html
Biology and fisheries 
PhytobenthosQuantity: number of stations = 22
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of stations = 22
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 104
Description: Scallop dredging
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: underwater camera
Geology and geophysics 
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 3
Description: ROXANN bottom sediment typing system