RV Clione CLI2/72
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1972-01-17 — 1972-02-07|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To mark and release 500 plaice on each of the two spawning grounds in the English Channel.
2. To determine the distribution of plaice eggs and larvae in the western English Channel at the beginning and end of the cruise using TTN.
3. To obtain 100 stage IV plaice ovaries from each spawning area.
4. To mark and release any rays that are caught for Mr Holden.
5. To carry out an echo survey in the Eddystone area for Mr Macer.
|Chief scientist||R G Houghton (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.19 MB)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 37|
Description: 1 T bottom 2 S bottom
|Other contaminant measurements||Description: chemical pollution|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of samples = 35|
|Occasional standard measurements|
|Other meteorological measurements||Quantity: number of observations = 75|
Description: sea and swell