Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI4/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI4/72
Cruise period1972-03-07 — 1972-03-27
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a tin tow net survey in the northern Irish Sea.
2. To obtain cod for biological studies from the Lough Carlingford - Isle of Man area.
3. To collect hydrographic data and release sea bed drifters.
4. To attempt artificial fertilisation of cod (Mr Riley).
5. To collect live turbot for the Port Erin hatchery (Dr Shelbourne)
6. To collect ray material.
7. To carry out a tin tow net survey for plaice larvae in the western English Channel (Mr Houghton).
8. To collect samples for pollution monitoring (Dr Portman).
Chief scientistN J Molden (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI4/72 cruise report clione4_72.pdf — access key 'C' (0.23 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 57
Description: 20 T bottom 19 S bottom
GEKQuantity: number of measurements = 4
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 49
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 50