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Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR2B/94

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR2B/94
Cruise period1994-02-11 — 1994-02-25
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To use sector scanning sonar to track migrating adult plaice equipped with long-life transponding acoustic tags. The timing of vertical movements of the fish will be related to local slack water by measuring directly the speeds and directions of tidal streams with an acoustic Doppler current profiler (ADCP).
2. To assess the telemetry tag decoder and the upgrade (Systems Engineering Ltd) of scan converter and display.
Chief scientistJulian David Metcalfe (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR2B/94 cruise report co2b_94.pdf — access key 'C' (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSouthern North Sea
Track chartsRV Corystes COR2B/94 cruise track — trk4026.html
Physical oceanography 
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Description: ADCP
Biology and fisheries 
TaggingsDescription: testing telemetry tag decoder and upgrade of scan converter
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: activity duration in days = 14
Description: fish (adult plaice) behaviour studies
Geology and geophysics 
Long/short range side scan sonarDescription: sector scanning sonar