Cruise inventory

RV Corella 6/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier6/73
Cruise period1973-04-02 — 1973-04-13
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To make an echo/sonar survey of the Western English Channel for pelagic
fish shoals.
2. To make a TTN/hydrographic survey of the Western English Channel for
pilchard and mackerel spawning.
3. To freeze mackerel larvae, if any are located, for immunogenetic work.
4. To attempt trace identification by use of a towed underwater camera.
5. To make a fishing survey of any areas of pelagic fish trace located by
Aim 1.
6. To collect dinoflagellates from near Lowestoft for Dr Dodge (London
University).
Chief scientistPeter R Winslade (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 6/73 cruise report corella06_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Specific48-50N;06-30W to 50-30N;01-30W
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 7
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 41
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 41
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of stations = 47
Description: population surveys at 41 sts.,and exploratory fishing at 6 sts.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 47
Description: population surveys at 41 sts.,and exploratory fishing at 6 sts.