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RV Corella 15/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier15/71
Cruise period1971-09-27 — 1971-10-10
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 scientistPeter R Winslade (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 15/71 cruise report corella15_71.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Specific52.30-56N 02W-04E
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 12
Description: bottom S only
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 90
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 90
Description: T.T.N.with 60 mpi nylon net was used
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 11
Description: dutch herring trawl with Light Doors used to collect herring samples
Other meteorological measurementsQuantity: number of observations = 216
Description: sea and swell