Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI10/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI10/79
Cruise period1979-09-27 — 1979-10-17
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a survey of 0- and I-group gadoids using the Granton trawl and frame trawl.
2. To tag young cod along the Irish coast for studies of recruitment.
3. To study tagging mortality in plaice.
4. To repeat the groundfish survey of Cardigan Bay.
5. To study the distribution of zooplankton in relation to fronts in the northern Irish Sea.
6. To collect samples for monitoring of pesticide residue and metal levels in fish.
7. To collect samples of hearts for quantitative heart weight studies.
Chief scientistKeith M Brander (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI10/79 cruise report clione10_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.29 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI10/79 cruise track — trk2367.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Transparency (eg transmissometer)
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 18
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 75