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RV Corystes COR3B/97

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR3B/97
Cruise period1997-03-20 — 1997-03-26
Port of departureLiverpool, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To conduct a TV survey of the eastern Irish Sea Nephrops ground using a towed sledge and underwater TV camera to evaluate burrow density and estimate Nephrops biomass.
2. To estimate sex ratio and size composition using trawl caught samples.
3. To collect sediment samples by Day grab to establish the burrow density in relation to sediment types.
Chief scientistDavid B Bennett (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR3B/97 cruise report co3b_97.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificEastern Irish Sea
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of stations = 33
Description: TV sledge survey to estimate Nephrops burrows
CrustaceansQuantity: number of stations = 3
Description: Trawling for Nephrops
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 33
Description: Surface sediment using Day grab - PSA/organics