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RV Corystes COR5A/90

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR5A/90
Cruise period1990-03-30 — 1990-04-27
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo 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 scientistDavid J Symonds (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR5A/90 cruise report co5_90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Bristol Channel
SpecificBristol Channel and Western English Channel
Track chartsRV Corystes COR5A/90 cruise track — trk3560a.html RV Corystes COR5A/90 cruise track — trk3560b.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 13
Water bottle stationsQuantity: 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'
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 434
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 434
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 53