Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI12/78

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI12/78
Cruise period1978-09-21 — 1978-10-10
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a preliminary survey of young gadoids using the GOV trawl.
2. To repeat the Granton trawl groundfish survey in the area between St George's Channel and the Calf of Man.
3. To tag young cod along the Irish coast for studies of recruitment.
4. To repeat the trawl survey on different sediment types in the Bristol Channel.
5. To collect samples of cod blood and Nephrops for immunogenetic studies.
6. To collect water and fish samples for FRL Hamilton Dock.
Chief scientistKeith M Brander (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI12/78 cruise report clione12_78.pdf — access key 'C' (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI12/78 cruise track — trk2172.html
Chemical oceanography 
RadioactivityDescription: samples of water and fish flesh collected for Hamilton Dock for 134Cs and 137Cs
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of images = 19
Description: photographs taken at trawl station
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 38
CrustaceansQuantity: number of samples = 2
Description: samples of blood from nephrops collected for immunogenetics
TaggingsQuantity: number of samples = 8
Description: samples of blood from cod collected for immunogenetics
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 5