RV Clione CLI7/81
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1981-05-20 — 1981-05-30|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To study, jointly with RV CORELLA, the behaviour of plaice on a summer feeding ground with particular reference to stomach contents and diurnal vertical migration.
2. To bring back live plaice for laboratory studies.
3. To survey the North Smithic sandbank (Bridlington Bay) for a reported discharge of groundwater.
4. To locate and survey with sector-scanning sonar an area of paving stones off Cromer which is reported as being a refuge for large lobsters. A diving team (working from a zodiac) was available to support this survey.
|Chief scientist||F R Harden-Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 37|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 20|
Description: population & environment
|Geology and geophysics|
|Single-beam echosounding||Description: echo sounder survey of North Smithic bank|