RV Corella 12A/70
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corella (74CX)|
|Cruise period||1970-11-30 — 1970-12-06|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Dover, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out an echo-survey for pelagic fish shoals in the Wash,
Southern Bight and eastern end of the English Channel using 30 kHz
and 100 kHz echo-sounding equipment, the latter with cycle counting
and recording unit attached.
2. To attempt shoal identification using an Engel mid-water travl, and
obtain samples for routine biological studies.
3. To make contact with CLIONE on 4 December to co-ordinate CORELLA's
fishing activities with sector-scanning work.
4. To deep freeze any small gadoids caught (less than 20 cm long) for Mr A Jones.
|Chief scientist||P O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.14 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 4|
Description: echo survey Engles Trawl
|Other meteorological measurements||Description: sea and swell|