RV Corella 16/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier16/82
Cruise period1982-11-30 — 1982-12-15
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out an acoustic survey for spawning herring shoals over the Southern Bight and eastern English Channel.
2. To obtain samples of spawning herring using a pela,gic
3. To carry out an acoustic survey for sprat off the north-east coast of England between the Farne Islands and Flamborough Head.
4. To obtain samples of sprat from this region with a pelagic trawl and deternine the proportion of young herring in the catches.
5. To carry out in situ target strength measurements on herring and sprat if suitable opportunities arise.
6. To collect species of fish for fish identification courses.
Chief scientistP O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 16/82 cruise report corella16_82.pdf (0.27 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea/ English Channel
Track chartsRV Corella 16/82 cruise track — trk2807.html
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 8
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Quantity: track kilometres = 3142.844