RV Clione CLI2/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI2/82
Cruise period1982-01-25 — 1982-02-04
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 during the cruise.
Chief scientistR J Wood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI2/82 cruise report clione2_82.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Bay of Biscay
SpecificS. Bight/E. Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI2/82 cruise track — trk2826.html
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 93
Description: plankton stations completed using the high-speed sampler covering the complete area of herring larval distribution.