RV Corella 13/77
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corella (74CX)|
|Cruise period||1977-09-08 — 1977-09-20|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
1. To service the JONSIS current meter stations J1, J2 and Spurn.
1. To carry out a survey for herring larvae in the western half of the Central North Sea as part of an international survey of the abundance and distribution of autumn-spawned herring larvae in the North Sea and adjacent waters.
2. To collect samples of spawning herring from the Longstone, Whitby and Dowsing areas in order to obtain information on recruitment to the Bank herring stock in the absence of a directed fishery.
|Chief scientist||R J Wood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.18 MB)|
|Current meters||Quantity: number of stations = 3|
Description: servicing long-term current meter sts
|Surface drifters/drifting buoys||Quantity: number of deployments = 100|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of hauls = 97|
Description: spatial & temporal distribution
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 6|
Description: population structures