RV Clione CLI13/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI13/82
Cruise period1982-10-05 — 1982-10-19
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a survey for herring larvae in the western part of the Central North Sea as part of the international survey of the distribution and abundance of autumn spawned herring larvae in the North Sea and adjacent waters.
2. To make an acoustic survey between the north Norfolk coast and the Dogger Bank for herring using a midwater trawl for trace identification.
3. To continue tests of different fixative concentrations and methods and their effect on herring larvae shrinkage.
Chief scientistJohn H Nichols (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI13/82 cruise report clione13_82.pdf (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI13/82 cruise track — trk2837.html
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 63
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 93
Description: completed using a 50cm TTN for herring larvae.
Pelagic fish
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.