RV Corella 7/69
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corella (74CX)|
|Cruise period||1969-04-14 — 1969-04-19|
|Objectives||1. To measure the effect of various rigs of tickler chain on the otterboard and wing end spread of a C3 trawl.
2. To collect any dabs caught for Mr C. Lee.
|Chief scientist||J P Bridger (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|Specific||N of Cleaver Bank, Rising Ground, E of Smith's knoll light-vessel|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Description: 0.5 to 1.5 Baskets of cod per hour taken|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of specimens = 300|
Description: Dab collected from the Cleaver Bank area and deep frozen
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 10|
Description: Instrumented hauls: 3 hauls made north of the Cleaver Bank with the C3 trawl on 9ft legs and 5 fm bridles and fitted with 4 1/2 inch rubber groundropes, wrapped with 3/8 inch chain. 1 haul made at the Rising Ground, and 5 hauls made 12 miles E of Smith's Knoll Light-vessel.