RV Clione CLI12/81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI12/81
Cruise period1981-09-28 — 1981-10-16
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a survey of 0 and I-group gadoids using the Granton Trawl.
2. To sample stomach contents of a range of species for use with multi-species assessment models.
3. To repeat part of the gadoid survey in the northern Irish Sea using the Portuguese modification of the Granton Trawl. This aim was abandoned.
4. To repeat part of the Irish Sea groundfish survey.
5. To collect samples of fish for the Aquatic Environment Protection Division (Burnham) from Liverpool and Morecambe Bays.
6. To collect specimens of fish for the Fish Identification courses run by R Blacker and for the Environmental Archaeology Unit, University of York.
7. To collect samples of small gadoids for the Fish Cultivation Unit.
Chief scientistDavid J Symonds (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI12/81 cruise report clione12_81.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI12/81 cruise track — trk2664.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 44
Description: Granton trawls.