Cruise inventory

RV Corella 14/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier14/69
Cruise period1969-09-05 — 1969-09-18
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 scientistP O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 14/69 cruise report corella14_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificShetland Islands, Fair Isle
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 51
Description: Townet stations completed around the Shetland Islands