RV Clione CLI8/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI8/83
Cruise period1983-06-08 — 1983-06-30
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To determine the distribution and abundance of 0-group gadoids in the North Sea, west of 1º E and south of 60º N, being the English contribution to the ICES co-ordinated programme.
2. To collect samples of 0-group gadoids of different species from the same area for a comparative study of their feeding.
3. To locate and define the north-east coast front and to sample plankton in relation to it.
4. To test the new Guildline/Oriel towed environmental sensor.
Chief scientistT J Hulme (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
ProjectICES O-Group Gadoid Survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI8/83 cruise report clione8_83.pdf (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI8/83 cruise track — trk2950.html RV Clione CLI8/83 cruise track — trk2950a.html
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 23
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 24
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 47