Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR2A/95

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR2A/95
Cruise period1995-01-27 — 1995-02-09
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To determine the size and age composition of mackerel in and around the 'mackerel box'. Very little time was available for sampling and no mackerel were caught.
2. To determine the proportion mature by size and age group of the sole and plaice populations in the Irish Sea. Completed successfully
3. To obtain sole, cod and plaice gonads for the determination of fecundity, atresia and spawning duration.
Chief scientistMichael Gregg Pawson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR2A/95 cruise report co2a_95.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern English Channel and Irish Sea
Track chartsRV Corystes COR2A/95 cruise track — trk4131.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 17
Description: Surface S only
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 64