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RV Corystes COR11/04

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR11/04
Cruise period2004-07-26 — 2004-08-09
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo carry out a standard 4 metre beam trawl survey in the Eastern Channel and Southern North Sea to obtain estimate of abundance of commercial flatfish.
Additional aims include:
1. Identification and quantitative estimation of epibenthic organisms at designated sites.
2. Collection of raja tissue samples for genetic analysis.
3. Collection of selected commercial fish species for analysis of otoliths.
4. Collection of live plaice from various locations for fecundity experiments.
Chief scientistJohn Dann (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
ProjectInternational Beam Trawl Surveys
Coordinating bodyICES Beam Trawl Study Group
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR11/04 cruise report cory11_04.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
SpecificEastern Channel ICES Division VIID and Southern North Sea ICES Division IVCX
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 130
Description: Temperature salinity profiles of each tow
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 130
Description: Temperature salinity profiles of each tow
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 130
Description: Fish measurements and age data
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of experiments = 1
Description: Plaice fecundity studies
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of stations = 130
Description: Fish measurements and age data
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 190
Description: Tissue samples