Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI8/67

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI8/67
Cruise period1967-09-06 — 1967-09-16
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a tin tow net survey for herring larvae in the vicinity of the Shetland Islands, as part of an international survey of the abundance and distribution of autumn-spawned herring larvae in the northern and central North Sea.
2. To examine the vertical distribution of herring larvae by day and night using the changing net.
3. To echo survey the herring spawning grounds in the Shetland area.
4. To collect samples of herring larvae for Dr. Khalil (Fisheries Helminthology Unit), and if time permits, also samples of adult herring from the Shetland and Longstone areas.
Chief scientistR J Wood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI8/67 cruise report clione8_67.pdf — access key 'C' (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsDescription: T bottom only