Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR9/95

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR9/95
Cruise period1995-08-24 — 1995-09-17
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out beam trawl surveys of groundfish in the Irish Sea, Bristol Channel and Celtic Sea.
2. To collect data on maturity and weight at age of sole, plaice and lemon sole.
3. To determine the distribution and abundance of juvenile and adult sole and plaice.
4. To carry out trials with the Optical Plankton Counter.
Chief scientistMartin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR9/95 cruise report co9_95.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea, Bristol Channel and Celtic Sea
Track chartsRV Corystes COR9/95 cruise track — trk4141.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 24
Description: continuous T & S
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 55
Description: surface S only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 37
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: optical plankton counter
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: optical plankton counter
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 119
Description: valid 30 minute tows were carried out with the 4m beam trawl fitted with chain-mat, flip-up ropes and 40mm cod-end liner. Groundfish survey