Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI5/67

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI5/67
Cruise period1967-06-22 — 1967-07-05
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate the feasibility of surveying and sampling 0-group Gadoids in the North Sea.
2. To photograph coral in the Muckle Flugga area.
3. To use cameras for the identification of echo traces.

Off Flamborough Crystallogobius and Jellyfish were caught where the scattering layers were recorded, and east of the Dogger Bank 0-group Whiting and Jellyfish were caught. Negatives of the seabed were obtained from the Mk III camera.
Chief scientistR W Blacker (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI5/67 cruise report clione5_67.pdf — access key 'C' (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificFlamborough area, Yorkshire coast-Dogger Bank, Fladen Ground, edge of the shelf west of Shetland, off Luna Ness, off Mousa, Coral Bank, White Bank, Cleaver Bank, Rising Ground
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: activity duration in days = 4
Description: Testing the Garrod tow-net, the Isaacs-Kidd trawl and the 800 mesh Engels trawl on scatter-layer traces in various places between Flamborough and the Fladen ground
Geology and geophysics 
Bottom photographyQuantity: number of images = 1
Description: Only 1 or 2 photographs of jellyfish were obtained
Geophysical measurements made at depthQuantity: activity duration in days = 5
Description: Coarse echo-survey grid from the Coral Bank (approx 59 degrees N, 1 degrees E) southwards to the Tail End of Dogger Bank. The survey was made SE towards the White Bank and the SW across the Cleaver Bank and the Rising Ground (53 degrees 40 minutes N, 3 degrees E)