RV Corella 16/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier16/73
Cruise period1973-11-06 — 1973-11-19
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 and 12/1973.
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 hypothalmus glands for
hormone analysis.
5. Collection of phytoplankton sample for Dr Dodge (London University) .
6. Collection of live plaice for future sector scanning cruises.
Chief scientistBrian C Mumford (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 16/73 cruise report corella16_73.pdf (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 1