RV Corella 12A/70

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier12A/70
Cruise period1970-11-30 — 1970-12-06
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnDover, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out an echo-survey for pelagic fish shoals in the Wash,
Southern Bight and eastern end of the English Channel using 30 kHz
and 100 kHz echo-sounding equipment, the latter with cycle counting
and recording unit attached.
2. To attempt shoal identification using an Engel mid-water travl, and
obtain samples for routine biological studies.
3. To make contact with CLIONE on 4 December to co-ordinate CORELLA's
fishing activities with sector-scanning work.
4. To deep freeze any small gadoids caught (less than 20 cm long) for Mr A Jones.
Chief scientistP O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 12A/70 cruise report corella12a_70.pdf (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: echo survey Engles Trawl
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell