RV Tellina 1/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier1/73
Cruise period1973-01-02 — 1973-01-09
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out an echo and fishing survey in the approaches to and around
the Thames Estuary for sprat; and if time and weather permit, a similar survey in the Wash area.
2. To collect samples for routine biological analysis and fat determination.
3. To make surface temperature and salinity observations.
Chief scientistP O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 1/73 cruise report tellina01_73.pdf (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 50
Description: S only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 50
Description: T surface only
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: track kilometres = 648.2
Description: approx;deep scattering layers
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell