RV Corystes COR8/93
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1993-08-02 — 1993-08-16|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To measure the distribution and abundance of commercial flatfish species by means of a beam trawl survey, as part of an ICES coordinated programme in the North Sea and parts of an area VII.
2. To collect additional biological data on sole, plaice, dab, turbot and brill and Cancer pagurus.
3. To describe the seabed sediments and epibenthos using photographic and trawl by catch data.
4. To test the RoxAnn acoustic seabed discrimination system against photographic and grab samples.
|Chief scientist||Richard Simon Millner (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.13 MB)|
|Specific||Southern Bight, English Channel|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: activity duration in days = 14|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 75|
Description: surface S only
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 95|