Cruise inventory

RV Corella 10/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier10/72
Cruise period1972-07-04 — 1972-07-14
Objectives1. To determine the abundance of the benthos of the plaice grounds
around the Dogger Bank using the Van Veen grab and underwater
2. To complete the collection of stomach contents of plaice from the
same areas.
3. To collect samples of plaice for the analysis of body constituents
as part of a study of the seasonal cycle in condition (Mr Birkett).
4. To collect live small plaice (15-20 cm) and/or dabs for the fish
disease unit of the Zoological Society, London.
5. To collect live plaice for future acoustic tag experiments.
6. To collect live plankton for Mrs Thompson.
7. To collect material for studies of the histology of the pineal and
pituitary glands of the dab (H. Htun Han).
Chief scientistR W Blacker (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 10/72 cruise report corella10_72.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of samples = 264
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of stations = 25
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 25
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of stations = 24
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: v/w television