RV Corella 12A/69
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corella (74CX)|
|Cruise period||1969-07-08 — 1969-07-14|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To measure the effect of various rigs of tickler chains on the otter board spread and wing-end spread of a C3 trawl and also of a Granton trawl over a range of speeds.
2. To obtain samples of dabs for Mr C Lee.
3. To note the occurrence of dead or moribund fish and to bring samples to the
laboratory for further examination.
|Chief scientist||J P Bridger (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.22 MB)|
|Specific||Middle shoal of the Silver Pit|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 3|
Description: Dab were deep frozen from these hauls
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 14|
Description: 5 hauls made with the C3 trawl, catching 19 1/2 baskets in 9 1/2 hours. 9 hauls made with the Granton trawl, catching 36 3/4 baskets in 11 1/3 hours. All hauls were made on the same ground using the Decca track plotter. Haddock, whiting, cod, plaice, dabs, Nephrops and benthos were caught.