Cruise inventory

RV Corella 2B/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier2B/74
Cruise period1974-02-04 — 1974-02-14
Port of departureSouthampton, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out an inshore survey of the English south coast for fish eggs and larvae using a 50 cm naked high speed tow net.
2. To collect stomachs of all species of fish found on the plaice spawning grounds of the Southern Bight using a young gadoid trawl.
3. To test two experimental plankton samples.
Chief scientistJohn D Riley (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 2B/74 cruise report corella02b_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Track chartsRV Corella 2B/74 cruise track — trk1359.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Transparency (eg transmissometer)
Chemical oceanography 
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: chlorophyll
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 35
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 35
Exploratory fishing
Routine standard measurements