Cruise inventory

RV Corella 15/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier15/69
Cruise period1969-09-29 — 1969-10-11
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a tin tortnet survey for herring larvae in the Whitby/Dogger area.
2. To repeat the eastern half of the ICES Shetland grid in order to assess
(a) the magnitude of the late hatching of herring larvae to the east of the
Shetland Islands (b) the direction of larval drift from the area.
3. To make further observations on the vertical distribution of herring
larvae both by day and night over as wide a range of sea-bed depth as possible,
using the Lowestoft multiple plankton sampler fitted with a changing mechanism.
4. To obtain further data on the escape of herring larvae through nylon filters of various sizes using a standard net with a cover.
Chief scientistR J Wood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 15/69 cruise report corella15_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificWhitby, Dogger Bank, Shetland Islands
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographDescription: Readings taken at a number of stations.
Subsurface temperature measurements
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeDescription: Herring larvae survey.