RV Corella 6a/81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier6a/81
Cruise period1981-04-23 — 1981-05-02
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnFleetwood, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To fish 600 mesh fish/prawn trawls with 60mm and 70mm codend mesh sizes at stations off the Cumbrian and N Irish coasts. Trawls will be fitted with full codend covers.
2. To conduct survival experiments over 24h periods with trawl caught Nephrops.
3. To hold and return live Nephrops to Burnham and Conwy laboratories.
4. To determine seabed water and sediment temperatures.
Chief scientistP J Warren (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 6a/81 cruise report corella6_81.pdf (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificOff Cumbrian and N Iteland coasts
Track chartsRV Corella 6a/81 cruise track — trk2673.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 46