RV Corystes COR5B/90
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corystes (74RY)|
|Cruise period||1990-04-14 — 1990-04-27|
|Port of departure||Barry, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||To collect ovaries from sole for fecundity estimation and studies on atresia.
To carry out a pre-recruit flatfish survey in the Bristol Channel.
To sample bass eggs, larvae and adults and investigate spawning behaviour.
To deploy sea surface drifters in a bass spawning focus to follow the dispersal of spawning products.
To incubate bass eggs at a range of temperatures for development studies.
To carry out a plankton survey in the western English Channel and in the Shingle Bank area to assess the distribution and abundance of edible crab larvae.
|Chief scientist||Michael Gregg Pawson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.14 MB)|
|Specific||Bristol Channel and Western English Channel|
|Surface drifters/drifting buoys||Quantity: number of stations = 250|
Description: sea surface drifters
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 434|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 434|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of stations = 53|