Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR8A/95

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR8A/95
Cruise period1995-07-18 — 1995-08-02
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnSouthampton, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To obtain stock indices of abundance for pre-recruit and fishable scallops on the standard survey grids on the Fowey - Eddystone, Lyme Bay, Wolf Rock and South Eddystone grounds.
2. To carry out fishing trials with commercial meshed, fine meshed and queen meshed Newhaven dredges.
3. To carry out replicate dredge hauls at standard survey stations.
4. To investigate the effects of fine sediment dispersion by gravel dredgers on the macrobenthos of the Hastings Shingle Bank.
5. To collect scallop material, seawater samples and CTD profile data from stations between Hastings Shingle Bank and Little Sole Bank, for isotope studies with UCNW, Menai Bridge.
6. To collect live scallops for the Conwy laboratory.
7. To collect mollusc specimens for UNCW student projects.
Chief scientistPeter Walker (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR8A/95 cruise report co8a_95.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificEnglish Channel and Western Approaches
Track chartsRV Corystes COR8A/95 cruise track — trk4139.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 3
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 5
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of hauls = 199
Description: scallop dredging
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 6
Description: hamon grab