RV Clione CLI11/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI11/82
Cruise period1982-08-18 — 1982-08-31
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To make acoustic surveys of spawning herring concentrations off the Yorkshire coast and pre-spawning concentrations elsewhere in the Central North Sea, using a towed body in conjunction with the echo integrators.
2. To obtain samples of adult herring from the central North Sea for age and fecundity analysis.
3. To make hauls with the 20 inch high-speed plankton sampler in the Longstone area, in order to identify herring spawning sites more precisely.
Chief scientistR J Wood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI11/82 cruise report clione11_82.pdf (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI11/82 cruise track — trk2835.html
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 20
Description: sampled with the high-speed plankton sampler for herring larvae.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 13