Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI7A/87

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI7A/87
Cruise period1987-05-21 — 1987-05-28
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnNorth Shields, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out a plankton survey in order to estimate the production of Nephrops larvae.
2. To take the additional plankton samples in areas of highest larvae abundance, to estimate haul to haul and spatial variability.
3. To trawl for adult Nephrops and to sample the catch for length, weight, fecundity and maturity.
Chief scientistC Timothy Macer (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI7A/87 cruise report clione7a_87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificCentral N. Sea/NE coast of England
Track chartsRV Clione CLI7A/87 cruise track — trk3384.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 80
Description: CTD profiles obtained at each plankton station. The surface CTD was run continuously throughout the cruise,
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 80
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 80
CrustaceansQuantity: number of stations = 80