Cruise inventory

RV Corella 2/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier2/79
Cruise period1979-01-30 — 1979-02-19
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out an acoustic survey for sprat within the sector Farne
Islands to Wash extending up to 60 miles off the coast, concentrating
on the coastal belt.
2. To sample any major concentrations found with a mid-water trawl and
survey their distribution in finer detail.
3. To calibrate the towed body transducer.
4. To make in situ target strength measurements on sprat.
5. To carry out an intership calibration run with the Scottish research vessel SCOTIA in the Tyne area.
6. To collect various species of fish deep-frozen for the fish identification courses (Mr R W Blacker).
Chief scientistP O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 2/79 cruise report corella02_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.33 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 2/79 cruise track — trk2371.html
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 12
Description: 920nm biomass determination
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Quantity: track kilometres = 1703.84