RV Corystes COR1/99
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1999-01-13 — 1999-02-05|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To estimate swimming speed and orientation of spent plaice by simultaneous use of the sector scanning sonar and ADCP.
2. To assess the precision of geographical location using data storage tags in conjunction with the POL tidal model.
3. To collect live male plaice for laboratory studies.
4. To test satellite pop-up tags.
|Chief scientist||Geoffrey P Arnold (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.12 MB)|
|Specific||Eastern English Channel between Greenwich Buoy and French Coast|
|Track charts||(00 MB)|
|Current profiler (eg ADCP)||Quantity: activity duration in days = 13|
Description: Simultaneous measurements of tidal speed and direction made with ADCP
|Biology and fisheries|
|Taggings||Quantity: number of specimens = 5|
Description: Plaice fitted with 300kHz transponding acoustic tags released and tracked with 300kHz high-resolution electronic sector scanning sonar