RV Clione CLI15/87
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1987-12-02 — 1987-12-22|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To study the migration of plaice moving to and from their spawning grounds in the eastern English Channel in relation to maturity stage, day/night and tide.
2. To collect herring samples for fecundity and age/length determination.
3. To collect cod gonads and blood samples for genetic analysis at Birmingham University.
4. To collect live plaice for experimental laboratory studies.
|Chief scientist||Geoffrey P Arnold (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.12 MB)|
|Specific||South Falls/ Dover Strait|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of stations = 55|
Description: worked using midwater trawl, each trawl lasting for three hours.