RV Corystes COR6A/91
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1991-05-31 — 1991-06-07|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Falmouth, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a plankton survey using a 76cm high speed tow net to determine:
(a) the distribution, abundance and production of sole eggs as part of the ICES coordinated programme to estimate the female sole spawning stock biomass in divisions IV b and c and VIId and e.
(b) the distribution and abundance of the planktonic stages of crab (Cancer pagurus), spider crab (Maia squinado) and bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) and other ichthyoplankton as time allows.
2. To study the vertical distribution of crab larvae using the LHRP system.
|Chief scientist||John D Riley (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: activity duration in days = 7|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 88|
Description: surface S only
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 88|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 88|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 88|