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RV Corystes COR10/89

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR10/89
Cruise period1989-09-05 — 1989-09-27
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a survey for 0- and 1-group gadoids in the north-western Irish Sea using the Granton Trawl.
2. To carry out a pre-recruit flatfish survey in the eastern Irish Sea using the 4m beam trawl.
3. To investigate the variation in pre-recruit flatfish catch rates over 24 h periods.
4. To extend seawards the North Wales inshore survey already being carried out by charter vessel.
5. To compare the sole catch rates of the 4m beam trawl with those of the 2m beam trawl as used by the charter vessel on the inshore survey.
6. To carry out a pre-recruit flatfish survey in the Bristol Channel using the 4m beam trawl.
7. To compare the catch rates of the 4m beam trawl as used on CORYSTES and the double beamer annually chartered to survey the western English Channel.
Chief scientistDavid J Symonds (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR10/89 cruise report co10_89.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
SpecificIrish Sea; Bristol Channel; Western English Channel
Track chartsRV Corystes COR10/89 cruise track — trk3519.html RV Corystes COR10/89 cruise track — trk3519b.html
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 204
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 12
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 192