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RV Corella 15/71
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corella (74CX)|
|Cruise period||1971-09-27 — 1971-10-10|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a tin tow net surrey for herring larvae on the English side of the Central North Sea, as part of the ICES survey of the abundance and distribution of autumn-spawned herring larvae in the North Sea.
2. To make observations of bottom temperature and collect salinity
sarnples in the larval survey area.
3. To obtain samples of spawning herring from the Silver Pits area.
4. If time permits, to collect samples of cod for Mr Bye for studies of the pineal gland.
|Chief scientist||Peter R Winslade (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 12|
Description: bottom S only
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 90|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of stations = 90|
Description: T.T.N.with 60 mpi nylon net was used
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 11|
Description: dutch herring trawl with Light Doors used to collect herring samples
|Other meteorological measurements||Quantity: number of observations = 216|
Description: sea and swell