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Cruise inventory

RV Corella 16/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier16/76
Cruise period1976-12-07 — 1976-12-17
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To fish in midwater for migrating plaice in a line south of Smith's Knoll in order to elucidate any variations in numbers of fish with time.
2. To take water samples from a pit in position 52°10.2'N and 2°15.0'E.
3. To collect anchovies and plaice for histological analysis.
4. To return live plaice, sole, spurdogs and various other species to the laboratory.
Chief scientistMichael Greer-Walker (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 16/76 cruise report corella16_76.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 16/76 cruise track — trk1744.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 16
Description: confirming the selective tidal trsp.hypothesis for plaice midwater trawling