Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI4A/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI4A/79
Cruise period1979-03-29 — 1979-04-18
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate the species, size and age composition of catches in the Danish industrial fishery for gurnards centred around the Middle Rough area, and to identify the by-catch.
2. To measure selectivity of a 90 mm cod-end for gurnards.
3. To tag cod and if possible other gadoid species in the general area between Cape Wrath and Muckle Flugga.
4. To obtain data on the whole weight/gutted weight relationship from as many commercial species as possible.
5. To obtain otoliths from cod, haddockk and whiting to supplement the regular commercial vessel sampling programme.
6. To obtain specimens in good condition from as many species as possible for Mr Blacker's next fish identification course.
7. To bring back live halibut for Dr Purdom.
8. To obtain fish food (sandeels) for FCG.
Chief scientistB C Bedford (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Coordinating bodyMAFF
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI4A/79 cruise report clione4a_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.31 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRV Clione CLI4A/79 cruise track — trk2360a.html
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: collection of live fish
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: 536 fish