Cruise inventory

RV Corella 8/67

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier8/67
Cruise period1967-11-13 — 1967-11-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To tag large mature cod in the Western Central North Sea, in order
to try to establish their spawning grounds.
2. To obtain cod blood samples from fish in this stock for Dr. Jamieson's
immuno-genetic studies.
3. To survey 0-group cod in the area between the western edge of Dogger
Bank and the English coast.
4. A range of sizes of cod from those used for blood samples were brought back for echo-sounder trials at the laboratory
5. All plaice caught were measured and their sex and maturity recorded and the few soles caught were tagged and released
Chief scientistJ G K Harris (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 8/67 cruise report corella08_67.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificBrucey's Garden, Bayman's Hole, Farne Deeps, the Gut and NW Rough, SW and S edges of the Dogger, grounds from Skate hole to the Tail End, Smith's Knoll and Silver Pits
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of specimens = 30
Description: 0-group cod survey: Cod caught
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Haul for live fish for the laboratory tanks made off Smiths Knoll
Demersal fishQuantity: number of samples = 90
Description: Cod blood samples taken from those fish which were unsuitable for tagging
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Haul for live fish for the laboratory tanks made off Smiths Knoll
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 124
Description: Cod tagged.
Gear researchQuantity: number of experiments = 3
Description: Warp meters were tested on 3 occasions