RV Corella 4/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier4/69
Cruise period1969-02-21 — 1969-03-05
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey the distribution of plaice ova, and larvae in the southern North
Sea in order to determine the changes that had taken place since the
surveys on CORELLA/CLIONE Cruises 2 and 3/69.
2. To carry out a diffusion experiment using the dye Rhodamine-B in a
position about half a mile offshore, the dye to be released about one
fathom from the bottom.
Chief scientistJohn W Talbot (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 4/69 cruise report corella04_69.pdf (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: S only
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 91