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Cruise inventory

RV Corella 15/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier15/77
Cruise period1977-10-18 — 1977-10-28
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey Nephrops distribution and abundance in the fishery off the
north-east coast, and record bycatch fish species.
2. To trawl for survivors of the 1975 tagging experiment.
3. To tag and release offshore a further 5000 large Nephrops.
4. Using patch covers, to check Nephrops escape through various parts of
the trawl.
5. To complete two diel series of hauls, at springs and neaps.
6. To compare size frequency of Nephrops taken in 1/2, 1, 2, 3 hour tows.
7. To examine all cod stomachs for Nephrops.
8. To trawl for Nephrops around Lat 54N : Long 3E.
Chief scientistP J Warren (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 15/77 cruise report corella15_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 15/77 cruise track — trk1937.html
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 34
Description: population structures