Cruise inventory

RV Corella 12B/70

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier12B/70
Cruise period1970-12-07 — 1970-12-18
StatusCompleted
Port of departureDover, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To carry out a routine egg and larval survey of both the Southern Bight and the eastern English Channel.
2. To carry out an egg and larval survey in Lyme Bay.
3. To trawl for spawning plaice in Lyme Bay.
4. To obtain small gadoids for Mr A Jones.
5. To obtain samples of fish for Dr Portmann.
6. To tag rays if caught in sufficient quantities.
Chief scientistMichael J Holden (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 12B/70 cruise report corella12b_70.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsDescription: T surface only
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 85
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 85
NektonQuantity: number of stations = 85
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 85
Description: routine egg and larvae survey
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 7
Meteorology 
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell