Cruise inventory

RV Tellina 3/70

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier3/70
Cruise period1970-03-02 — 1970-03-19
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To measure the area of the Eagle Bank herring spawning ground and to get an estimate of the number of herring eggs deposited on it throughout the spawning season.
2. To carry out a dredge and grab survey in the area to see whether there are any other herring spawning grounds,
3. To carry out echo surveys in the area and to sample the traces.
Chief scientistPeter D Wallace (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 3/70 cruise report tellina03_70.pdf — access key 'C' (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of observations = 4
Description: obs.of herring spawning ground with divers
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: mid-water trawls hauls
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 6