RV Tellina 10A/73 & 10B/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier10A/73 & 10B/73
Cruise period1973-09-06 — 1973-10-10
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To determine the inshore distribution and abundance of young fish by 2-metre beam trawl and push-net.
2. To sample for pelagic fish eggs and larvae using a 50 cm high-speed townet and/or neuston net when time and conditions permit.
3. To catch young pelagic fish using a prototype high-speed midwater net (TELLINA).
4. To make comparative tows using 2-metre and 4-metre beam trawls (TELLINA).
5. To collect samples of 0-group and i-group plaice for Mr K Wilson (Burnham).
6. To collect samples of 0-group plaice and sole from the River Humber area for Mr N Milner (NERC Student).
Chief scientistJohn D Riley (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 10A/73 & 10B/73 cruise report tellina10_73.pdf (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Specific51-25N;00-30E to 51-35N;01-00E and transit from 51-35N;01-00E to 53-40N;00-20W
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 200
Transparency (eg transmissometer)
Chemical oceanography 
Other contaminant measurementsDescription: thermal pollution cambridge recorder during entire cruise
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: 10
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: 10
Pelagic fishDescription: young fish
Demersal fishDescription: young fish
Occasional standard measurements