RV Corystes CO 08/08

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCO 08/08
Cruise period2008-02-18 — 2008-02-28
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom

1. To conduct a plankton survey using a Gulf VII high speed plankton sampler to determine the distribution and abundance of cod, haddock and plaice eggs.
2. To remove fish eggs from fresh plankton samples at sea. To measure, stage and preserve these eggs in ethanol prior to species identification using a DNA technique on return to the laboratory.
3. To collect a salinity water sample at every third sampling station.
4. To collect fine mesh PUP net samples at each of the sampling stations.
Chief scientistSteven Beggs (Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute)
Cruise reportRV Corystes CO 08/08 cruise report co08_08.pdf (0.28 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificICES area VIIa