RV Corystes COR12/92
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1992-10-20 — 1992-11-02|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To track plaice fitted with transponding acoustic tags and simulataneously measure the speed and direction of the tidal stream with an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP).
2. To compare measurements made by the ADCP with measurements made by recording current meters and DRCM's.
3. To test and use pressure sensitive telemetry tags as part of the Data Storage Tag development programme.
4. To collect live plaice for the Data Storage Tag development programme.
|Chief scientist||Geoffrey P Arnold (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.12 MB)|
|Specific||Off East Anglian coast.|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: activity duration in days = 13|
Description: continuous T & S
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 18|
Description: surface S only
|Current profiler (eg ADCP)||Description: ADCP|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 8|
Description: large live plaice were returned to the laboratory.
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: number of specimens = 5|
Description: release of acoustically tagged fish
|Moorings, landers, buoys|
|Current meters||52° 22' 0" N 2° 1' 0" E — 2 current meters deployed & recovered|
|Current meters||52° 1' 0" N 1° 52' 0" E — 2 current meters deployed & recovered|