Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI8/87

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI8/87
Cruise period1987-06-09 — 1987-06-17
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To measure population structure, density and reproductive state of scallops in selected areas of the eastern Channel fishery off the Sussex coast.
2. To collect scallop shells for age determination by isotopic analysis (CSG project, University of Cambridge).
3. To sample bottom substrates and collect hydroids for scallop sprat.
4. To carry out trails with a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) fitted with a colour CCTV camera: a) to locate edible crab concentrations, b) to compare its performance with that of the MAFF system for detecting scallops.
Chief scientistPeter J Dare (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI8/87 cruise report clione8_87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificEnglish Channel (off Sussex)
Track chartsRV Clione CLI8/87 cruise track — trk3386.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
MolluscsQuantity: number of samples = 56
CrustaceansQuantity: number of samples = 1