RV Corystes COR1B/91
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1991-01-15 — 1991-02-04|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To replace 100 plaice fitted with dummy data storage tags and 100 controls fitted with conventional Petersen discs.
2. To collect pituitaries and urine samples from plaice and dabs.
3. To test the prototype data storage tag (DST).
4. To track plaice fitted with a prototype pressure sensitive telemetry tag (for the DST development programme).
5. To track mature plaice on their spawning grounds.
|Chief scientist||Geoffrey P Arnold (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.14 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)||Quantity: number of specimens = 600|
Description: Fish for pituitary glands, urine samples
|Taggings||Quantity: number of measurements = 5|
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: number of measurements = 1|
Description: acoustic tracking of fish