Cruise inventory

RV Corella 6/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier6/74
Cruise period1974-04-17 — 1974-04-23
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
To carry out an inshore survey of the English south coast for fish eggs
and larvae using a 50 cm high-speed tow net.
Additional Late Aims:
To collect live turbot eggs using a neuston net if conditions permit.
To make a preliminary investigation of the vertical distribution of
pilchard eggs.
To collect seawater from west of the Isles of Scilly
To collect dinoflagellate samples for Dr Dodge from off the East
Anglian coast.
Chief scientistDavid J Symonds (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 6/74 cruise report corella06_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Celtic Sea
SpecificDunwich, North Foreland to Isles of Scilly
Track chartsRV Corella 6/74 cruise track — trk1359a.html RV Corella 6/74 cruise track — trk1359b.html RV Corella 6/74 cruise track — trk1359c.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 44
Description: S surface only
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Description: turbidity
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenDescription: dissolved
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: chlorophyll-a
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 1
NeustonQuantity: number of samples = 1
NektonQuantity: number of stations = 58
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 58
Description: distribution
Exploratory fishingQuantity: number of stations = 58
Occasional standard measurementsQuantity: number of observations = 61