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RV Corella 9B/67
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corella (74CX)|
|Cruise period||1967-11-29 — 1967-12-05|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||I. 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 scientist||A Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Seston||Quantity: number of stations = 4|
Description: Plankton stations
|Demersal fish||Quantity: 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 fish||Quantity: number of stations = 15|
Description: Caranx using the 2 metre beam trawl. Depths fished ranged from 1-5 fathoms. 0-group sole collected
|Demersal fish||Quantity: 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 fish||Quantity: number of specimens = 218|
Description: Brill caught; the majority of fish between 25-35 cm length