Cruise inventory

RV Tellina 10/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier10/71
Cruise period1971-09-29 — 1971-10-08
Port of departurePlymouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out an echo and fishing survey along the south coast of England to study the distribution of sprat shoals with particular emphasis on locating 0-group fish in the Tor Bay-Lyme Bay region. The survey to be extended as far to the east as time and weather allowed.
2. Samples to be collected for routine biological analysis and fat determination.
Chief scientistT J Hulme (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 10/71 cruise report tellina10_71.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Celtic Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishDescription: few fishable traces found, herring and sprat dominated
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 3
Description: 2 sprat and 1 1-group herring preserved
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosoundingQuantity: activity duration in days = 7
Description: echo survey for fish traces