RV Corella 2/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier2/72
Cruise period1972-01-18 — 1972-01-30
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out the MAFF part of the ICES larval herring survey.
2. Collection of adult herring for routine biological sampling and
chemical analysis (Burnham).
3, Collection of herring gonads for biochemical studies (Dr McKenzie,
Royal Holloway College).
4. Collection of herring larvae for chemical analysis (Mr Ehrlich,
5. To carry out an echo-survey around the Eddystone for pelagic fish.
6. To observe temperature and salinity at each station.
Chief scientistC Timothy Macer (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 2/72 cruise report corella02_72.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 87
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 87
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 87
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: continuous acoustic monitoring of deep scattering layers
Occasional standard measurementsQuantity: number of observations = 89
Description: wind
Other meteorological measurementsQuantity: number of observations = 89
Description: sea and swell