Cruise inventory

RV Corella 16/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier16/69
Cruise period1969-10-17 — 1969-10-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Routine trawl survey of North Sea plaice grounds.
2. Dab population investigation.
3. Completion of preliminary studies of comparative feeding of dab and plaice.
4. Completion of plaice liver quality studies.
5. Collection of cod pituitary material for Dr Purdom.
6. Collection of water samples and cod blood for MR Dutton (Radiobiological Laboratory).
7. Collection of live plaice for Mr Barker (Radiobiological Laboratory).
Chief scientistR Colin A Bannister (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 16/69 cruise report corella16_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishDescription: Small numbers of scad, mackerel and herring were caught and frozen.
Demersal fishDescription: Routine trawl survey of North Sea plaice grounds to determine plaice populations.