RV Corella 18/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier18/72
Cruise period1972-12-05 — 1972-12-19
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To determine the reactions of plaice to a Granton trawl by extending the series of experiments carried out on Cruises CORELLA 13 & 18 1971 and 15, 16 & 17 1972.
2. Collection of 24 mature plaice for hatchery work and plaice for future sector scanning trips.
Chief scientistBrian C Mumford (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 18/72 cruise report corella18_72.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: surface only
Current metersQuantity: number of recoveries = 2
Description: current meter rigs recovered;2 days
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell