RV Corella 10/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier10/82
Cruise period1982-07-05 — 1982-07-16
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To locate and sample spawning mackerel in the North Sea for stock separation studies.
2. To collect mackerel ovaries for fecundity studies. No early stage ovaries were found in any of the fish examined.
3. To obtain samples of whole mackerel for studies of stock separation by parasites for Dr McKenzie (Aberdeen).
4. To obtain mackerel tissue samples for Dr Jamieson's stock separation studies.
Chief scientistPeter D Wallace (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 10/82 cruise report corella10_82.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 10/82 cruise track — trk2804.html RV Corella 10/82 cruise track — trk2804a.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 2
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 20
Description: Portuguese High Headline