RV Corella 12B/69
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Corella (74CX)|
|Cruise period||1969-07-16 — 1969-07-22|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To measure the working shape of both the 800 mesh and 1200 mesh Engel trawls.
2. If suitable shoals are available, to practice aimed fishing.
3. To enable Birmingham University staff to carry out experiments with
During measurement tows, sprats, mackerel, gurnards, whiting, haddock and spurdogs were caught
|Chief scientist||A R Margetts (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.22 MB)|
|Specific||off the River Tyne, Tyne-Farne Deeps|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Quantity: activity duration in days = 2|
Description: Activity in the Tyne-Farne Deeps area using the 800 mesh trawl towed on various lengths of warp over a range of speeds from 2.0 to 4.0 knots. Net gape, spread and depth, otter board, and warp loading were measured