RV Clione CLI1/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI1/79
Cruise period1979-01-04 — 1979-01-24
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To tag cod and, if possible, other gadoid species, preferably large fish in spawning condition in the general area from the North Finch to the Muckle Flugga.
2. To obtain data on the whole weight/gutted weight relationship for as many commercial species as possible.
3. To obtain otoliths from cod, haddock and whiting to supplement the regular commercial vessel sampling programme.
4. To obtain specimens in good condition from as many species as possible for Mr Blackers next fish identification course.
5. To measure the selectivity of a 90 mm cod-end for gurnards.
6. To bring back live halibut for Dr Purdom.
Chief scientistB C Bedford (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI1/79 cruise report clione1_79.pdf (0.37 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI1/79 cruise track — trk2357.html
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 8
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 43
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 172
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of measurements = 650
Description: length, weight relationship