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Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI9/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI9/75
Cruise period1975-06-03 — 1975-06-14
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a survey of the west coast of England and Wales and the south west coast of Scotland from the Scilly Islands to the Mull of Galloway for pelagic fish eggs and larvae using a 50cm high-speed townet.
2. If time permits, to carry out a preliminary survey for 0-group gadoids in the Northern Irish Sea using a Boothbay net.
Chief scientistDavid J Symonds (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI9/75 cruise report clione9_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI9/75 cruise track — trk1575a.html RV Clione CLI9/75 cruise track — trk1575b.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 51
Description: S surface only
Transparency (eg transmissometer)
Chemical oceanography 
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 89
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 89
NektonQuantity: number of hauls = 6
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 89