RV Clione CLI6/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI6/69
Cruise period1969-06-19 — 1969-06-21
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
ObjectivesI. To measure and sample the following factors on the tops of the
Norfolk Banks and between them:- current speed, turbidity,
light penetration, plankton, and to relate these to the known
differences in sand eel abundance.
2. To measure the same factors throughout the tidal cycle and
compare them with sand eel catch-rates.
3. To investigate diurnal behaviour of sand eels using the I00 kHz
4. To bring back live sand eels to the laboratory.
Chief scientistC Timothy Macer (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI6/69 cruise report clione6_69.pdf (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Physical oceanography 
Current metersDescription: currents by DRCM