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Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR8/93

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR8/93
Cruise period1993-08-02 — 1993-08-16
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 scientistRichard Simon Millner (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR8/93 cruise report co8_93.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
SpecificSouthern Bight, English Channel
Track chartsRV Corystes COR8/93 cruise track — trk3990.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 14
Description: continuous
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 75
Description: surface S only
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 95