Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI4/70

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI4/70
Cruise period1970-02-17 — 1970-02-27
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Trawl survey for plaice and dab population studies.
2. Plaice, dab and cod fecundity studies (Part II).
3. Comparison of catch data and 100 Hz echo traces for demersal species.
4. Collection of live fish for hatchery use (Messrs Riley, Thacker and A Jones).
5. Collection of cod and sole pituitary material (Drs Purdom and Shelbourne).
6. Collection of samples of demersal fish (Dr Portman, Burnham).
7. Collection of 100 starfish for Mr Hewett (Radiobiological Laboratory).
Chief scientistR Colin A Bannister (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI4/70 cruise report clione4_70.pdf — access key 'C' (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Physical oceanography 
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of measurements = 5
Description: echo sounder records
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 1
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 1
NektonQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 37
Description: dab and plaice population survey fecundity studies
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell