Cruise inventory

RV Tellina 13A/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier13A/68
Cruise period1968-07-15 — 1968-07-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. 2-metre beam trawl survey for 0- and 1-group flatfish.
2. 12-inch tin tow net survey for pelagic eggs and larvae.
3. Release of seabed and surface drifters.
4. Collection of adult sole for Dr. Grant, NERC Biochemical Unit, Torry, Aberdeen.
5. Collection of small cod f o r laboratory use.
6. Otter trawl survey for large flatfish and tagging of adult sole.
Chief scientistMichael Greer-Walker (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 13A/68 cruise report tellina13a_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of stations = 4
Description: surface drifters released
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 4
Description: seabed drifters
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: sample litres = 38
Description: litres seawater collected
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of surveys = 2
Description: plankton collected
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of surveys = 2
Description: plankton collected
Pelagic fishDescription: fish <10cm collected
Pelagic fishDescription: various elasmobranchs returned
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 38
Description: adult sole returned to laboratory
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 20
Description: 2m beam trawls including: 0-group sole, dabs and plaice
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 73
Description: adult sole