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RV Clione CLI10/85

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI10/85
Cruise period1985-08-14 — 1985-08-29
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out an acoustic survey for spawning herring concentrations off the Yorkshire coast and Longstone area using a towed body with 38kHz transducer and echo-integration equipment.
2. To obtain samples of adult herring by fishing for age, maturity and fecundity studies.
3. To assess the distribution and abundance of early stage herring larvae over the main spawning grounds using a high speed plankton sampler and measure temperature/salinity profiles in these areas using the CTD recorder.
Chief scientistP O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI10/85 cruise report clione10_85.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Bristol Channel
SpecificW. Central N. Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI10/85 cruise track — trk3134.html
Physical oceanography 
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: acoustic stations
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 14
Description: trawl hauls made with the 800 Engel trawl.