RV Corystes COR10/93
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1993-09-02 — 1993-09-27|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out beam trawl surveys in the Irish Sea, Bristol Channel and Celtic Sea.
2. To tag pre-recruit sole and plaice in Tremadoc Bay.
3. To repeat tows carried out on RVs BELGICA and ISIS in the southern North Sea to compare catch rates of demersal fish species.
|Chief scientist||David J Symonds (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Specific||North Sea, Irish Sea, Bristol Channel, Celtic Sea|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: activity duration in days = 25|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: number of samples = 60|
Description: salinity samples
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 142|
Description: 30 minute tows using 4m beam trawl.
|Taggings||Quantity: number of specimens = 192|
Description: tagged plaice were released in Carmarthen Bay.