Cruise inventory

RV Tellina 8A/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier8A/69
Cruise period1969-09-25 — 1969-10-09
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnHartlepool, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To recapture 0-group plaice tagged on TELLINA Cruise 6/69.
2. To tag 0-group plaice with small Petersen discs.
3. To collect 0-group plaice over a 24-hour period, twice on neaps and twice on spring tides.
4. To carry out an otter trawl survey of Filey Bay.
5. To collect 0-group plaice, plankton and benthos for bomb calorimetry.
6. To collect 0-group gadoids for Mr Scholes and return live to Lowestoft.
7. To angle for large cod for Mr Scholes.
8. To collect live benthos and return live to Lowestoft for Mr. Birkett.
Chief scientistStephen J Lockwood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 8A/69 cruise report tellina08a_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
PhytobenthosDescription: live benthos collected
ZoobenthosDescription: live benthos collected
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of specimens = 42
Description: live coalfish return to the laboratory
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 5
Description: 0-group live cod returned to laboratory
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: otter trawl, including: plaice, lemon sole and gurnards
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 8700
Description: plaice checked for tags
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 71
Description: plaice tagged
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: samples of 0-group plaice and benthos for bomb calorimetry
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 32
Description: 0-group plaice for feeding and digestion rates analysis