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Cruise inventory

RV Corella 5/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier5/74
Cruise period1974-04-02 — 1974-04-10
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To sample a grid of stations using a 75 cm plankton sampler.
2. To collect stomachs of fish caught on the plaice spawning grounds of the Southern Bight using a young gadoid trawl fitted with a headline transducer.
3. To investigate the vertical distribution of plaice larvae.
4. To measure escape of fish larvae and other zooplankton using paired 50 cm plankton samplers.
5. To collect live copepods for Mrs B Thompson.
6. To collect live plaice for Mr P Scholes.
7. To test an experimental bottom sampler.
8. To test an experimental unencased 75 cm plankton sampler.
9. To collect samples of dabs for Mr Htun Han for histological studies.
10. To collect phytoplankton for Dr Dodge of Birbeck College, London.
Chief scientistD S Tungate (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 5/74 cruise report corella05_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 5/74 cruise track — trk1356a.html RV Corella 5/74 cruise track — trk1356b.html
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 36
Description: collected using a Lowestoft 75cm unencased plankton sampler
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 36
Description: population
Pelagic bacteria/micro-organisms
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 2