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RV Corella 18/73

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier18/73
Cruise period1973-12-11 — 1973-12-19
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 and
18/1971, 15, 16, 17 and 18/1972 and 3, 12, 16 and 17/1973.
2. Capture of live dabs for use in laboratory experiments.
3. Collection of fish gonads and brains for histological examination.
4. Collection of fish pineal, pituitary and hypothamamus glands for
hormone analysis.
5. Collection of phytoplankton sample for Dr Dodge (London University).
Chief scientistBrian C Mumford (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 18/73 cruise report corella18_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fish