RV Clione CLI13/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI13/83
Cruise period1983-10-25 — 1983-11-09
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To obtain fish by trawling at the Smiths Knoll for transport to the laboratory alive.
2. To tag suitable demersal fish caught by trawling on grounds in the Western English Channel.
3. To obtain selection data for demersal fish species of commercial value for which there are little or no data.
4. To carry out three separate echo sounder surveys for pelagic fish shoals on grounds between Beachy Head and Lands End, and identify the composition of any located.
5. To carry out hauls with the Newton net for Dr Lockwood.
6. To obtain otolith samples from suitable fish in order to back up the routine market samples.
Chief scientistMartin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI13/83 cruise report clione13_83.pdf (0.33 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bay of Biscay
SpecificW. English Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI13/83 cruise track — trk2955.html
Biology and fisheries 
NeustonQuantity: number of samples = 8
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 57
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Quantity: number of measurements = 9