Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR4/04

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR4/04
Cruise period2004-04-19 — 2004-05-05
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To use acoustic & fishing survey methods to estimate the abundance and distribution of sandeels on sandeel fishing grounds on the North West Riff (Dogger Bank) & The Hills.
2. To use fishing survey methods to estimate the abundance and distribution of predatory fish feeding on sandeels on the sandeel fishing grounds on the North West Riff & The Hills.
3. To use fishing survey methods (Bongo net) to estimate the abundance and distribution of plankton on the sandeel fishing grounds on the North West Riff & The Hills.
4. To use QTC and Day grab to describing sediment type in relation to sandeel distribution and abundance on the sandeel fishing grounds on the North West Riff & The Hills.
5. To use acoustic & fishing survey methods to determine sandeel abundance outside traditional sandeel fishing areas.
Chief scientistEwen David Bell (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR4/04 cruise report cory4_04.pdf — access key 'C' (0.39 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corystes COR4/04 cruise track — cory04_04trk.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: plankton survey.
ZooplanktonDescription: plankton survey.
Birds