RV Corella 10/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier10/73
Cruise period1973-06-26 — 1973-07-02
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out an inshore survey of the English East Coast for fish eggs
and larvae using a 50 cm naked High Speed plankton sampler.
2. To collect live copepods for laboratory use.
3. To collect phytoplankton samples for Dr Dodge (Birkbeck College London).
4. To test a new high speed pelagic young fish trawl.
Chief scientistJohn D Riley (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 10/73 cruise report corella10_73.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Specific51-30N;01-20E to 55-50N;02-30W
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 56
Description: S only
Water bottle stationsDescription: T surface only
Transparency (eg transmissometer)Quantity: number of stations = 56
Description: turbidity
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 50
pHQuantity: number of stations = 56
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 56
Description: chlorophyll
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 56
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 56