Cruise inventory

RV Tellina 7/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier7/68
Cruise period1968-04-01 — 1968-04-11
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To make a routine survey of the Sizewell Bank area for 1-group flatfish, especially 1-group sole, using the standard 2 metre beam trawl.
2. To release seabed and surface drifters.
3. To make an inshore plankton survey of fish eggs and larvae.
4. To make an otter trawl survey for larger sole using a cod-end cover.
Chief scientistJohn D Riley (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 7/68 cruise report tellina07_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: surface drifters released
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 6
Description: seabed drifters released
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: plankton collected
ZooplanktonDescription: plankton collected
Eggs and larvaeDescription: plankton collected
Demersal fishDescription: otter trawl survey on plaice and sole
Demersal fishDescription: beam trawl - sole, plaice and dab counted and measured
MolluscsDescription: search for bivalve Venerupis sp. And live Ophiothrixfragilis collected
Gear researchDescription: otter trawls