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RV Corystes COR14A/96 part 2

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR14A/96 part 2
Cruise period1996-10-29 — 1996-11-10
Port of departureFolkestone, United Kingdom
Port of returnBrighton, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThis cruise was in 3 parts. Part 1: 25-28 Oct; Part 2: 29 Oct - 10 Nov; Part 3: 11-14 Nov.
Aims of Part 2
1. To obtain stock indices of abundance for pre-recruit and marketable scallops on the standard survey grids on the Fowey - Eddystone, Lyme Bay, Wolf Rock and S. Eddystone grounds.
2. To compare gear selectivity between French dredges rigged with current commercial sized meshes and with larger meshes.
3. To collect scallop material for studies of glycogen utilisation by OSL Menai Bridge.
4. To collect scallops and obtain CTD profiles at Haddock Bank for scallop ageing studies. No work was possible at Haddock Bay.
5. To collect samples of Arctica for Dr. Dickson - temperature records from shell growth rings, and OSL Menai Bridge - internal parasites.
Chief scientistPeter Walker (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR14A/96 part 2 cruise report co14a_96.pdf — access key 'C' (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificWestern English Channel
Track chartsRV Corystes COR14A/96 part 2 cruise track — trk4239.html
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsDescription: at Haddock Bank for scallop ageing studies
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 7
Description: exploratory trawling
CrustaceansQuantity: number of stations = 34
Description: Scallop stock assessment
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of hauls = 17
Description: crustacea dredging