Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI15/85

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI15/85
Cruise period1985-12-06 — 1985-12-20
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out an acoustic survey for spawning herring in the Southern Bight and eastern English Channel.
2. To obtain samples of herring by pelagic trawling for ageing and biological studies.
3. To obtain material for herring fecundity analysis.
Chief scientistP O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI15/85 cruise report clione15_85.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSouthern Bight of North Sea and Eastern English Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI15/85 cruise track — trk3139.html
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 8
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Quantity: track kilometres = 3233.592
Description: acoustically integrated using a SIMRAD EK 400 sounder, QMII and QD systems.