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Cruise inventory

RV Corella 4/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier4/79
Cruise period1979-03-12 — 1979-03-21
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey a cod spawning area and collect larvae for otoliths and feeding studies.
2. To measure temperature, chlorophyll, turbidity, salinity and particle
size in the survey area.
3. To carry out an acoustic survey covering the spawning area.
4. To identify fish shoals by trawling.
5. To collect Euphausids for Dr Jamieson.
Chief scientistD S Tungate (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 4/79 cruise report corella04_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.36 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 4/79 cruise track — trk2373b.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: survey grid
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 50
Description: survey
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 50
Description: survey
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 15
Description: Engel's 800 trawl;biomass determination,description of communities
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.