RV Clione CLI11/85
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1985-09-06 — 1985-09-26|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out the annual survey of 0- and 1- group gadoids in the Irish Sea.
2. To repeat the standard trawl hauls on the Celtic Deeps Nephrops grounds.
3. To sample plaice and whiting from selected stations recording external disease conditions and preserving liver samples for subsequent pathological studies.
4. To bring back live mature female plaice and berried Nephrops.
5. To retrieve a current meter rig from Start Bay.
|Chief scientist||David J Symonds (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Specific||Irish Sea/ Celtic Deeps English Channel|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 69|
Description: trawl stations of the routine pre-recruit gadoid survey.