Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI15/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI15/75
Cruise period1975-10-20 — 1975-11-06
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey Nephrops distribution & abundance in the fishery off the
Northumberland coast.
2. Tag & release 1000 Nephrops.
3. Diurnal series of hauls at spring & neap tides.
4. Extend present information on Nephrops predation by demersal fish.
5. Collect samples of 10 fish species for chemistry section, Burnham
(Dr Portmann).
6. Extend knowledge of sediment properties, south of River Tyne.
7. Sample Pandalid shrimps in cod-end cover.
8. Obtain light values at the seabed.
9. Service hydrographic data buoys along N E coast.

Duplicate roscop 1582
Chief scientistP J Warren (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Coordinating bodywith DAFS
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI15/75 cruise report clione15_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Physical oceanography 
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: bottom
Bottom depositsQuantity: number of samples = 31
Biology and fisheries 
Particulate organic matter (inc POC, PON)Quantity: number of samples = 31
CrustaceansQuantity: number of samples = 34
Description: 36 distribution,population,behaviour
Exploratory fishingQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Other meteorological measurementsQuantity: number of observations = 17
Description: sea and swell
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 31
Description: physical/chemical analysis of sediments