RV Clione CLI1/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI1/83
Cruise period1983-01-06 — 1983-01-17
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out an acoustic survey for sprat, as part of an ICES co-ordinated programme, in the Thames Estuary, Southern Bight, Wash and west central North Sea, north to 54º 30' N and offshore to 4º 30' E.
2. To sample any major concentrations with a mid-water trawl.
3. To undertake an intership calibration run with RV EXPLORER.
4. To collect species of fish for fish identification courses. Cancelled due to a lack of suitable traces.
Chief scientistP O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
ProjectICES Sprat Acoustic Survey (Fr)
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI1/83 cruise report clione1_83.pdf (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI1/83 cruise track — trk2943.html
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Description: hauls made using an International Young Gadoid Trawl
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Quantity: track kilometres = 2461.308