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Cruise inventory

RV Corella 9B/67

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier9B/67
Cruise period1967-11-29 — 1967-12-05
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
ObjectivesI. To sample the brill population in the Mablethorpe area.
2. To investigate the distribution of 0 and 1-Group brill, using the
2 metre beam trawl from the Caranx.
3. To collect small gadoids using a Dutch herring trawl.
4. To collect 0 and 1-group sole for Mr Riley.

Otoliths were collected and length and weight recorded. Guts were collected and gonads preserved in Gilson's solution and Bouins for fecundity and histological work. Sae bottom temperatures were recorded.
Chief scientistA Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 9B/67 cruise report corella9b_67.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMablethorpe, Skegness
Biology and fisheries 
SestonQuantity: number of stations = 4
Description: Plankton stations
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 54
Description: Muscle and rectal temperatures of cod were taken immediately after capture. Muscle samples from large cod, and the 8 0-group cod caught were preserved.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 15
Description: Caranx using the 2 metre beam trawl. Depths fished ranged from 1-5 fathoms. 0-group sole collected
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 21
Description: Trawling stations. C3 trawl fitted with a tickler chain and codend cover used in the Mablethorpe area in depths from 5-10 fathoms
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 218
Description: Brill caught; the majority of fish between 25-35 cm length