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RV Clione CLI2A/88

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI2A/88
Cruise period1988-01-28 — 1988-02-06
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Collection of stage IV female plaice for fecundity studies (DDB2).
2. Twenty four hour collections of mature male and female flatfish (bottom trawling on the tidal slacks 8 times, and during the height of the tides 8 times). (DDB4).
3. Collection of cod (or whiting) guts (Thorndyke, Royal Holloway and Bedford College).
4. Collection of live plaice and dabs (DDB4).
5. Ovary incubation experiments (Canario and Webb).
The main aims of the cruise (1 + 2) were not achieved. However, cod guts, live fish, ovaries and assorted flatfish blood and sperm samples were obtained for laboratory studies.
Chief scientistAlexander Pickering Scott (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI2A/88 cruise report clione2a_88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSouthern Bight; Hinder Ground; Drillstone and East Swin
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 10