Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR11/96

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR11/96
Cruise period1996-08-23 — 1996-09-16
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 a micro-wire tag detector system.
5. To tag pre-recruit plaice.
Chief scientistMartin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR11/96 cruise report co11_96.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Celtic Sea
SpecificIrish Sea, Bristol Channel, Celtic Sea
Track chartsRV Corystes COR11/96 cruise track — trk4236.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 55
Description: surface salinity
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 37
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 123
Description: thirty minute tows using the 4m beam trawl.