RV Corystes COR7A/91
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1991-07-05 — 1991-07-21|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Falmouth, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To obtain stock indices of abundance for pre-recruit and fishable scallops on the Fowey-Eddystone survey grid, using dredges and underwater cameras.
2. To carry out comparative dredging trials with a chartered scalloper off Fowey.
3. To collect biological samples for growth, age, spawning and meat yield studies from: (a) the Cornish fishery (extending south towards Hurd Deep and SW of the Scillies); (b) Lyme Bay; and (c) eastern Channel.
4. To assess the further recovery of scallop and benthos populations, and of substrates, on the plot dredged intensively by DFR is 1989 off Fowey.
5. To sample the benthos at Shingle Bank, eastern Channel, for AEP2 studies on gravel extraction impacts.
|Chief scientist||Peter J Dare (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.13 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Other chemical oceanographic measurements||Quantity: number of profiles = 9|
Description: uncalibrated CTD sensors: data not retained (also 3 bottom only)
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of hauls = 170|
Description: scallop survey
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: number of deployments = 5|
Description: underwater camera survey for scallops