RV Corella 2/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier2/69
Cruise period1969-01-24 — 1969-02-07
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo measure diffusion rates and associated hydrographic features with
particular reference to the plaice larval distribution in the southern North
Sea by means of:-
a) measuring rates of diffusion following a release of Rhodamine-B dyes;
b) surveying the distribution of plaice ova and larvae in the area just
before and at the end of the diffusion measurements;
c) measuring the distribution of salinity and temperature.
The above survey to be made in collaboration with R. V. CLIONE.
Chief scientistPeter G W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 2/69 cruise report corella02_69.pdf (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 5
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 112