Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI2/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI2/74
Cruise period1974-01-28 — 1974-02-18
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To determine the distribution of cod eggs.
2. To tag 1500 spawning cod.
3. To tag 500 spawning plaice.
4. To determine the distribution and abundance of all fish species by means of a trawl survey on inshore grounds from 53 3O'N to 56W, out to 1E.
5. To collect 25 live plaice (15-18 cm) for Hamilton Dock,
6. To collect dab heads and gonads for Mr Htun Han.
7. To collect 5 live flounder for Dr Purdom.
8. To collect blood and tissue sample from 100 cod.

Duplicate roscop nos 1384, 1385 and 1386 for cruises 2,3 and 4 respectively
Chief scientistR G Houghton (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI2/74 cruise report clione2_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI2/74 cruise track — trk1384a.html RV Clione CLI2/74 cruise track — trk1384b.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 51
Description: 47 surface 5 bottom
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 5
Description: 4 remote recording and 1 direct reading
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of hauls = 7
Description: 1 drogues & mid-water floates
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 43
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 154
Description: herring and cod
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 163
Description: live fish
TaggingsQuantity: number of hauls = 56
Description: 813 plaice,469 cod and 117 lemon soles for futher work population,physiology
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of hauls = 29
Description: incidence of infection in flatfish