RV Corella 8/70
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corella (74CX)|
|Cruise period||1970-06-30 — 1970-07-10|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To study by means of echo-sounding, mid-water trawling and feathering
the distribution and density of pelagic fish shoals around the waters
of Devon, Cornwall and the Bristol Channel.
2. To sample any pelagic fish caught for routine biological examination,
with additional samples of sprat preserved for fat content analysis
and muscle-esterase studies.
3. To take blood samples from mackerel for haemoglobin analysis.
4. To bring back some living samples of Pseudocalanus from the southern
North Sea and English Channel for Mrs. Thompson.
|Chief scientist||P O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.14 MB)|
|Water bottle stations||Description: T surface only|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton||Quantity: number of samples = 2|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of samples = 2|
|Nekton||Quantity: number of samples = 4|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of samples = 2|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 2|
|Other meteorological measurements||Description: sea and swell|