RV Corella 13/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier13/82
Cruise period1982-09-07 — 1982-09-27
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate the orientation and behaviour of plaice in relation to bottom topography and near-bed currents under the combined influence of tide and swell.
2. To test the deployment and operation of the MAFF antonomous near-bed velocity recorder.
3. To collect samples of juvenile scallops seeded in the Salcombe estuary.
4. To carry out trial dives with a potential diving trainee.
Chief scientistGeoffrey P Arnold (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 13/82 cruise report corella13_82.pdf (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificStart Bay
Track chartsRV Corella 13/82 cruise track — trk2808.html
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: activity duration in days = 6
Description: Near-bottom velocity recorder deployment.
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: activity duration in days = 10
Description: observation of caged, tagged plaice.