RV Corystes COR8B/95
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1995-08-03 — 1995-08-18|
|Port of departure||Southampton, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To measure the distribution and abundance of commercial flatfish species by means of a beam trawl survey, as part of an ICES coordinated programme in the North Sea and parts of area VII.
2. To collect additional biological data on sole and plaice, and commercially important non-quota species especially dab, turbot, brill and crab.
3. To describe the sea bed sediments and epibenthos using both photographic and trawl by-catch data, and also the ROXANN acoustic sea bed discrimination system.
|Chief scientist||Stuart Ian Rogers (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|Specific||Southern Bight, English Channel|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of stations = 110|
Description: fishing stations sampled with 4m commercial beam trawl