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Cruise inventory

RV Corystes COR2/98

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR2/98
Cruise period1998-02-02 — 1998-02-21
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To estimate swimming speed and orientation of spent plaice on their post-spawning migration by simultaneous use of the sector scanning sonar and the ADCP.
2. To assess the precision of geolocation using the POL tidal model in conjunction with hydrostatic data logged by data storage tags.
Chief scientistJulian David Metcalfe (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR2/98 cruise report co2_98.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
SpecificSouthern North Sea, eastern English Channel
Track chartsRV Corystes COR2/98 cruise track — co2_98track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Description: Continuous during the tracks of the fish to gather data on the swimming speed and orientation of the fish.
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: made using a 4m steel beam trawl with each haul lasting 15 minutes.
TaggingsDescription: Plaice fitted with long life acoustic tags.