RV Tellina 12/68
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Tellina (74TE)|
|Cruise period||1968-06-19 — 1968-07-09|
|Port of departure||Blyth, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To investigate the distribution and abundance of 0-group herring along the English east coast, using beach seine and midwater trawls, between approximately the Farn Islands in the north and Dungeness in the south.
2. To collect samples of sprats for Dr. Johnson.
3. To collect samples of 0-group gadoids for Mr. B. Jones.
4. To collect samples of sand-eels for Mr. Macer.
5. To collect samples of 0-group herring for Dr. Khalil (Commonwealth
Bureau of Helminthology).
|Chief scientist||R J Wood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zoobenthos||Description: small number of benthic animals obtained|
|Pelagic fish||Description: number of live whiting brought back|
|Pelagic fish||Description: sprat, 0-group herring and small gadoid samples preserved|
|Pelagic fish||Description: trawling, 0-group herring and sprat|
|Demersal fish||Description: sandeel samples|