RV Corystes COR8/94
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1994-07-13 — 1994-07-28|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To monitor the distribution of 0-group cod and whiting in relation to the distribution of sandeels in the southern and central North Sea using the International Young Gadoid Pelagic trawl (IYGPT).
2. To conduct depth stratified trawling to investigate the 0-group descent from the pelagic to the demersal phase at selected sites using an IYGPT and a 4m beam trawl.
3. Use the Roxann system to monitor the sea bed at the fishing sites.
4. To log surface temperature and salinity and take temperature and salinity profiles at selected sites.
5. To preserve samples of sandeels and 0-group haddock for SOAFD.
|Chief scientist||Peter J Bromley (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: activity duration in days = 15|
Description: continuous measurements throughout the cruise.
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 54|
Description: 2 top & bottom S 1 bottom t & S
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: activity duration in days = 15|
Description: 0-group fish survey using IYGPT
|Exploratory fishing||Description: 4-m trawl & IYGPT for depth stratified sampling|