Cruise inventory

RV Corella 1/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier1/69
Cruise period1969-01-01 — 1969-01-13
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
ObjectivesI. To survey spawning concentrations of plaice in the central and southern
North Sea using a standard bottom trawl with 60 mm codend mesh, and a four panel
Engel trawl.
2. To identify plaice echoes using the I00 Kc sounder system.
3. To collect plaice gonads for fecundity studies.
4. To collect material for meristic studies.
Chief scientistR Colin A Bannister (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 1/69 cruise report corella01_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fish
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.