RV Corystes COR2/98
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1998-02-02 — 1998-02-21|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To estimate swimming speed and orientation of spent plaice on their post-spawning migration by simultaneous use of the sector scanning sonar and the ADCP.
2. To assess the precision of geolocation using the POL tidal model in conjunction with hydrostatic data logged by data storage tags.
|Chief scientist||Julian David Metcalfe (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.14 MB)|
|Specific||Southern North Sea, eastern English Channel|
|Track charts||(0.02 MB)|
|Current profiler (eg ADCP)||Description: Continuous during the tracks of the fish to gather data on the swimming speed and orientation of the fish.|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 2|
Description: made using a 4m steel beam trawl with each haul lasting 15 minutes.
|Taggings||Description: Plaice fitted with long life acoustic tags.|