Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR10/93

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR10/93
Cruise period1993-09-02 — 1993-09-27
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out beam trawl surveys in the Irish Sea, Bristol Channel and Celtic Sea.
2. To tag pre-recruit sole and plaice in Tremadoc Bay.
3. To repeat tows carried out on RVs BELGICA and ISIS in the southern North Sea to compare catch rates of demersal fish species.
Chief scientistDavid J Symonds (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR10/93 cruise report co10_93.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
SpecificNorth Sea, Irish Sea, Bristol Channel, Celtic Sea
Track chartsRV Corystes COR10/93 cruise track — trk3992.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 25
Description: continuous
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of samples = 60
Description: salinity samples
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 142
Description: 30 minute tows using 4m beam trawl.
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 192
Description: tagged plaice were released in Carmarthen Bay.