Cruise inventory

RV Tellina 4/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier4/77
Cruise period1977-04-12 — 1977-05-04
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To repeat previous groundfish surveys in the area between 51 30'N and
2. To collect length compositions and otoliths of plaice, sole, cod, whiting and rays as a supplement to the market sampling programme.
3. To collect small plaice and bring them back alive to the laboratory for experimental use.
4. To tag small plaice, soles and cod if they are caught in sufficient numbers.
5. To carry out six trawl hauls in the Sizewell Bank area.
6. To collect small cod and bring them back alive to FRL for experimental use.
7. To collect a sample of small cod for Dr Portmann.
Chief scientistColin L Whiting (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 4/77 cruise report tellina04_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Tellina 4/77 cruise track — trk1941.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 62
Description: population structures