Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR1/98

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR1/98
Cruise period1998-01-06 — 1998-01-22
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To collect and examine dab and other fish species for diseases.
2. To collect samples from dab for histopathology, DNA adduct analysis and AChE and EROD measurements.
3. To examine herring for Ichthyophoniosis.
4. To collect blood and gonad samples from flounders (J. Thain).
5. To collect samples of whelks (J. Thain).
6. To collect samples of frozen dab and whiting for contaminant analysis (A. Franklin).
7. To collect live plaice from the North Sea (J. Metcalfe).
8. To collect samples of viscera from gadoids, herring and turbot for VHS virus testing (P. Dixon).
9. To collect samples of scallops and queens for disease assessment.
10. To collect samples of parasites for molecular biology studies.
11. To collect blood from juvenile plaice (A. Scott).
Chief scientistStephen Wolfgang Feist (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Weymouth Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR1/98 cruise report co1_98.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth Sea, English Channel, Irish Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 35
Description: made using the Granton trawl fitted with a liner and tickler chain.