Cruise inventory

RV Corella 14/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier14/72
Cruise period1972-09-29 — 1972-10-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To carry out a tin tow net survey covering the Dogger and Whitby
areas as part of an international survey of the abundance and distribution
of autumn spawned herring in the North Sea.
2. To obtain samples of herrings in the Whitby area.
3. To make an echo sounder survey over all the area covered during the
Cruise.
4. To tag mackerel in the region of the Varne Lightvessel and in the
Folkestone area.
5. To bring samples of live plankton to the laboratory.
Chief scientistG C Bolster (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 14/72 cruise report corella14_72.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 23
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 105
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 105
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 27
Description: exploratory fishing by tin tow net
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 27
Description: exploratory fishing by tin tow net
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: live plankton sample
Meteorology 
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell