Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR8B/95

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR8B/95
Cruise period1995-08-03 — 1995-08-18
Port of departureSouthampton, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 scientistStuart Ian Rogers (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR8B/95 cruise report co8b_95.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
SpecificSouthern Bight, English Channel
Track chartsRV Corystes COR8B/95 cruise track — trk4140.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 110
Description: fishing stations sampled with 4m commercial beam trawl