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RV Corystes COR8/94

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR8/94
Cruise period1994-07-13 — 1994-07-28
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To monitor the distribution of 0-group cod and whiting in relation to the distribution of sandeels in the southern and central North Sea using the International Young Gadoid Pelagic trawl (IYGPT).
2. To conduct depth stratified trawling to investigate the 0-group descent from the pelagic to the demersal phase at selected sites using an IYGPT and a 4m beam trawl.
3. Use the Roxann system to monitor the sea bed at the fishing sites.
4. To log surface temperature and salinity and take temperature and salinity profiles at selected sites.
5. To preserve samples of sandeels and 0-group haddock for SOAFD.
Chief scientistPeter J Bromley (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR8/94 cruise report co8_94.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corystes COR8/94 cruise track — trk4032.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 15
Description: continuous measurements throughout the cruise.
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 54
Description: 2 top & bottom S 1 bottom t & S
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: activity duration in days = 15
Description: 0-group fish survey using IYGPT
Exploratory fishingDescription: 4-m trawl & IYGPT for depth stratified sampling