RV Corella 7/81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier7/81
Cruise period1981-05-20 — 1981-05-30
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To study jointly with RV Clione the diurnal movements of plaice on their feeding grounds by midwater trawling.
2. To carry out a benthos survey in the work area to correlate food distribution with feeding.
3. To survey the North Smithic sands for salinity anomalies near the bottom. RV Clione completed this aim.
4. To return live Pectinaria to the laboratory.
Chief scientistP Scholes (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 7/81 cruise report corella7_81.pdf (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMarkham’s Hole
Track chartsRV Corella 7/81 cruise track — trk2674.html
Biology and fisheries 
PhytobenthosQuantity: number of samples = 15
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of samples = 15
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 26
Description: behaviour studies.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 15