RV Corystes COR5A/90
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1990-03-30 — 1990-04-27|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||To carry out plankton surveys to assess sole egg production in the Trevose Head spawning area and to determine the extent and timing of bass spawning in the Bristol Channel.
To carry out a pre-recruit flatfish survey in the Bristol Channel.
|Chief scientist||David J Symonds (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.14 MB)|
|Specific||Bristol Channel and Western English Channel|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: activity duration in days = 13|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of samples = 234|
Description: surface S only
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)||Quantity: activity duration in days = 13|
Description: - chlorophyll 'a'
|Phytoplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 434|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 434|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of stations = 53|