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Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR1A/94

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR1A/94
Cruise period1994-01-05 — 1994-01-17
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Collection of blood and urine samples from male plaice caught on and off the main spawning areas in the North Sea - to see whether the endocrine status of the males is affected by the presence of ripe spawning females.
2. Collection of blood urine bile and gonads from ripe spawning females (to support the one year project on maturation-inducing steroids being carried out by Dr Moses Inbaraj).
3. Collection of plaice pituitaries.
4. Collection of live female plaice for tagging studies and of live male plaice for endocrinology experiments.
Chief scientistAlexander Pickering Scott (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR1A/94 cruise report co1a_94.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSouthern North Sea
Track chartsRV Corystes COR1A/94 cruise track — trk4023.html
Biology and fisheries 
PhytobenthosDescription: female plaice
Demersal fishDescription: studies on plaice - blood and urine
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 10
Description: plaice pituitaries