RV Corella 13/78
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corella (74CX)|
|Cruise period||1978-09-28 — 1978-10-11|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a high speed townet survey for herring larvae in the western portion of the central North Sea between the Farne Islands and Humber entrance.
2. To carry out mid-water trawling to identify pelagic fish traces and collect material for fecundity and biological studies on herring.
3. To freeze-dry samples of clupeid larvae for biochemical studies (Dr Greer Walker).
4. To test the acoustic towed body.
|Chief scientist||P O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.33 MB)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 103|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 103|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 103|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of stations = 103|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 2|
|Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.||Quantity: track kilometres = 2222.4|
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Description: DNA-RNA concentrations|