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RV Clione CLI9/76

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI9/76
Cruise period1976-05-24 — 1976-06-04
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a trawl survey of demersal species in the eastern English Channel between 51° N and 2° W.
2. To tag and release plaice, soles and lemon soles caught during the trawl survey.
3. To tag and hold rays in the deck tanks in order to estimate the mortality rate of rays caught in a trawl.
4. To carry out a plankton survey for sole eggs and larvae.
5. To collect and freeze plaice and plaice viscera for analysis at the laboratory.
6. To collect live mature soles and deliver them to Lowestoft for the WFA (Hunterston) sole breeding programme.
7. To collect and freeze surplus fish for the Lowestoft Open Day.
8. To test a new pattern of flag tag on I-group whiting.
Chief scientistR G Houghton (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI9/76 cruise report clione9_76.pdf — access key 'C' (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Bay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRV Clione CLI9/76 cruise track — trk1717.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 36
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 30