RV Corella 14/69
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corella (74CX)|
|Cruise period||1969-09-05 — 1969-09-18|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a high speed townet survey for herring larvae around the Shetland Islands over the ICES station grid, and if time permits a similar survey over the inshore portion of the Whitby area grid.
2. To carry out experiments on the escape of small larvae through various sizes of mesh.
3. To collect samples of herring from commercial landings at Lerwick for routine biological analysis, with stratified samples for Dr Greer Walker.
Samples of herring from both the east and west Shetland grounds were obtained from commercial landings and deep frozen on ship after being measured, whilst additional stratified length groups were preserved in 4% formalin.
|Chief scientist||P O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.16 MB)|
|Specific||Shetland Islands, Fair Isle|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of stations = 51|
Description: Townet stations completed around the Shetland Islands