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Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI7/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI7/79
Cruise period1979-06-13 — 1979-07-04
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To study the distribution of young gadoids using the Lowestoft frame trawl and otter trawls.
2. To tag 1-group cod
3. To collect cod larvae for morphometric studies.
4. To study the development of sprat and/or pilchard eggs at a range of
temperatures, if running ripe adults can be obtained.
5. To collect and deep freeze fish larvae for electrophoretic genetical studies.
6. To collect and freeze dry turbot larvae for DNA/RNA estimates.
7. To collect live turbot larvae for laboratory DNA/RNA studies.
8. To collect otoliths from plaice, sole, cod ancl whiting.
9. Additional aim (not in programme) to collect and preserve in formalin lemon sole for Dr Sakamoto, Hokkaido University, Japan.
Chief scientistJohn D Riley (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI7/79 cruise report clione7_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI7/79 cruise track — trk2364.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 100
Description: S surface only
Transparency (eg transmissometer)
Chemical oceanography 
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: chlorophyll-a
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 105
Description: taxonomy
TaggingsQuantity: number of hauls = 10