Cruise inventory

RV Corella 12/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier12/79
Cruise period1979-10-04 — 1979-10-17
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a high speed townet survey for herring larvae over 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
preserve material for biological studies.
Chief scientistP O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 12/79 cruise report corella12_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 12/79 cruise track — trk2382.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of samples = 107
Description: surface only
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 107
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 107
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 107
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 10
Description: 1500nm distribution survey
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Quantity: track kilometres = 2778