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RV Corystes COR3/96

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR3/96
Cruise period1996-02-09 — 1996-02-20
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To release 100 plaice tagged with electronic data storage tags and 100 controls tagged with Petersen discs tags. Due to bad weather, it was not possible to collect live plaice, therefore this aim could not be attempted.
2. To track migrating plaice equipped with long-life transponding acoustic tags and to estimate their swimming speed and orientation by simultaneous use of the sector scanning sonar and the acoustic Doppler current profiler (ADCP).
3. To relay a minipod guard buoy in Tees Bay.
4. To carry out trials of 34kHz transponding acoustic tags.
Chief scientistGeoffrey P Arnold (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR3/96 cruise report co3_96.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSouthern North Sea
Track chartsRV Corystes COR3/96 cruise track — trk4228.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Quantity: activity duration in days = 14
Description: acoustic tag trials
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Quantity: activity duration in days = 14
Description: acoustic fish tracking