RV Corella 1/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier1/72
Cruise period1972-01-03 — 1972-01-08
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To collect materials for studies on the pineal complex of cod.
2. To measure light transmission through fish skulls.
3. To collect ray parasites for Dr Kearn of UEA.
4. To record stomach contents and maturity stages of rays.
Chief scientistVictor J Bye (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 1/72 cruise report corella01_72.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of specimens = 20
Description: collection of cod for studies on pineal gland
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 54
Description: length, sex, stomach contents and state of maturity recorded for rays