Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI8/78

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI8/78
Cruise period1978-06-08 — 1978-06-26
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To tag cod and if possible other gadoid species in the general area of Shetlands, Papa Bank and Sulisker.
2. To obtain specimens in good condition from as many species as possible for the Fishery Officers' fish identification course.
3. To measure the selectivity of a 90 mm codend for gurnards.
4. To obtain data on the whole weight/gutted weight relationship for as many commercial species as possible.
5. To obtain otoliths from cod, haddock and whiting to supplement the commercial market sampling programme.
6. To bring back live large plaice for Mr Scholes.
Chief scientistB C Bedford (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI8/78 cruise report clione8_78.pdf — access key 'C' (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI8/78 cruise track — trk2168.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 730
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of measurements = 500
Description: length-weight relationship (62 stations)