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Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI6/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI6/77
Cruise period1977-05-03 — 1977-05-08
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To study the distribution of young gadoids in the region of the
English NE Coast, the Dogger Bank and the Danish coast using the
Lowestoft frame trawl and Boris Prawn trawl.
2. To test the efficiency of fish traps and to evaluate their use as
a survey gear.
3. To survey the distribution of young gadoids close to the NE Coast
in collaboration with TELLINA (Cruise 5, Mr Parnell).
4. To compare the efficiency of the Boris Prawn trawl with the Boris
Box trawl as used by the TELLINA.
5. To collect large plaice for use i n acoustic tagging experiments.
6. To collect various crabs for UEA.
7. To collect frozen pelagic 0-group gadoids for Mr A Child.
8. To collect living copepods for Mrs B Thompson.
9. To tag I-group and I+group gadoids.
Chief scientistJohn D Riley (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI6/77 cruise report clione6_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI6/77 cruise track — trk1912.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 10
Description: S surface only
Transparency (eg transmissometer)
Chemical oceanography 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 30
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 70
Description: survey:population,distribution,identification studies
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 1200
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 6