RV Clione CLI3/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI3/83
Cruise period1983-02-15 — 1983-03-03
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To describe the distribution of pre-recruit cod and other gadoids in terms of salinity, temperature and depth.
2. To record surface and bottom salinity (Sº/00) and temperature (TºC) en route and at each fishing position.
3. To bring back live fish to the laboratory.
Chief scientistJohn D Riley (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI3/83 cruise report clione3_83.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI3/83 cruise track — trk2945.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsDescription: surface only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 62
Description: CTD used to find a transect with a large salinity gradient with minimum variation in TºC and depth.
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of stations = 5
Description: sampled for gadoid abundance.