RV Clione CLI2/81
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1981-01-31 — 1981-02-09|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a survey for herring larvae in the Southern Bight and eastern Channel as part of an international survey of the abundance and distribution of autumn spawned herring larvae in the North Sea and adjacent waters.
2. To obtain samples of adult herring for age analysis. No fishing was carried out due to the lack of suitable echo traces within the area surveyed.
|Chief scientist||R J Wood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
Bay of Biscay
|Specific||Southern Bight/ Eastern Channel|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of stations = 93|
Description: plankton stations were completed with the high-speed sampler covering the complete area of herring larval distribution.