Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR3/94

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR3/94
Cruise period1994-03-03 — 1994-03-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out beam trawl surveys of groundfish in the Irish Sea, Bristol Channel and Celtic Sea.
2. To collect data on maturity and weight at age of sole, plaice and lemon sole.
3. To determine the distribution and abundance of juvenile and adult sole and plaice.
4. To collect ovaries of sole, plaice and cod in the Irish Sea.
5. To tag pre-recruit sole and plaice if the opportunity arises. The opportunity to tag sole and plaice did not arise.
Chief scientistDavid J Symonds (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR3/94 cruise report co3_94.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
SpecificIrish Sea, Bristol Channel, Celtic Sea
Track chartsRV Corystes COR3/94 cruise track — trk4027.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 26
Description: days continuous surface T & S
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 56
Description: surface S only
CTD stationsDescription: at some trawl stations
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 40
Description: bottom T & S
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 120
Description: thirty minute tows completed using beam trawl to measure weight and age of catch.
Geology and geophysics 
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 121
Description: ROXANN seabed type determination