RV Corella 11/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier11/82
Cruise period1982-07-22 — 1982-07-29
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 area to correlate food occurrence and distribution with feeding.
3. To continue measurements of irradiance in the sea.
Chief scientistP Scholes (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 11/82 cruise report corella11_82.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corella 11/82 cruise track — trk2805.html RV Corella 11/82 cruise track — trk2805a.html
Physical oceanography 
Optics (eg underwater light levels)Description: near surface observations were successfully made.
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 20
Description: each of three hours duration to study behaviour
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of deployments = 12