RV Corystes COR1A/94
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1994-01-05 — 1994-01-17|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||Alexander Pickering Scott (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|Specific||Southern North Sea|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytobenthos||Description: female plaice|
|Demersal fish||Description: studies on plaice - blood and urine|
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: number of samples = 10|
Description: plaice pituitaries