RV Corella 13/81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier13/81
Cruise period1981-10-21 — 1981-11-09
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Survey of Irish Sea Nephrops ground to:
a) determine abundance, length composition, sex ratio, reproductive and moult condition of Nephrops
b) determine abundance and length composition of associated fish by catch.
2. To examine stomach contents of fish predators, with particular reference to Nephrops prey.
3. Collect live berried Nephrops for Conwy's larval temperature/development time project.
Chief scientistDavid B Bennett (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 13/81 cruise report corella13_81.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 13/81 cruise track — trk2680.html
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of stations = 55
Description: completed using a Boris 600 mesh fish/prawn with 70 mm and 16 mm liner.