Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI2/78

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI2/78
Cruise period1978-02-02 — 1978-02-11
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To tag spawning cod in the eastern English Channel, Southern Bight and middle North Sea (migration - Mr Houghton).
2. To collect 15 ripe female and 5 ripe male plaice and return them alive to Lowestoft (genetics - Mr D Thompson).
3. To collect 10 large and preferably spent plaice and return them alive to Lowestoft (fish physiology - Dr M Greer Walker).
4. To collect approx 500 plaice eggs and deliver them to Lowestoft (television film - Mr J Nichols).
5. To obtain length and girth measurements of cod, haddock and whiting in the North Sea and English Channel. (North Sea Roundfish Working Group - Mr C Macer).
6. To freeze a variety of fish specimens and deliver to Lowestoft (Fish Identification Course - Mr R Blacker).
Chief scientistR G Houghton (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI2/78 cruise report clione2_78.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI2/78 cruise track — trk2162.html
Biology and fisheries 
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 596