Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI3B/78

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI3B/78
Cruise period1978-02-27 — 1978-03-10
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesAims:
1) To tag spawning cod in the eastern English Channel, Southern Bight and Middle North Sea.
2) To collect samples of plaice and brill for FCG and return them to Lowestoft.

56 hauls made in various places: in the eastern English Channel, Southern Bight, 25 miles south of Brown Bridge, near Place gas field, and around the White Bank.

586 cod were tagged and released
100 live plaice and 1 brill returned to Lowestoft
selected length and girth measurements were made on whiting, cod and haddock
Chief scientistT J Hulme (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI3B/78 cruise report clione3_78.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI3B/78 cruise track — trk2163.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 568
Description: cod tagged
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 101
Description: 100 live plaice and 1 live brill returned to Lowestoft
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 568
Description: cod
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of hauls = 56
Description: selected length and girth measurements were made on whiting, cod and haddock