RV Clione CLI6/81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI6/81
Cruise period1981-04-29 — 1981-05-12
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a TTN survey for sole eggs throughout the English Channel.
2. To fish for spawning sole at several spawning centres for tagging.
3. To return 10 live female sole to the Laboratory for reproductive studies (Witthames).
Chief scientistR G Houghton (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI6/81 cruise report clione6_81.pdf (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bay of Biscay
SpecificEnglish Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI6/81 cruise track — trk2658.html
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 98
Description: TTN stations completed.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 98
Description: TTN stations completed.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 17
Description: population structures
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 195
Description: 193 Dover soles and 2 sand soles were tagged.