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Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR7/92

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR7/92
Cruise period1992-06-04 — 1992-06-18
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To map the distribution of pelagic 0-group gadoids in the northern and eastern regions of the North Sea and to collect samples to determine the extent to which these fish prey upon each other.
2. To conduct 24h sampling to investigate feeding during the diel vertical migration of 0-groups.
3. To sample the planktonic prey organisms of the 0-groups.
4. To sample other fish species that are potential predators of pelagic 0-group gadoids.
5. To collect live 0-group gadoids for aquarium studies.
6. To release 100 plaice with dummy Data Storage Tags and 100 controls (J Metcalfe).
7. To test the Ichthyometre fish measuring board under working conditions.
Chief scientistPeter J Bromley (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR7/92 cruise report co7_92.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Corystes COR7/92 cruise track — trk3810.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 3
Description: Surface only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 12
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 40
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 40
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 82