RV Clione CLI2/84
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1984-02-01 — 1984-02-17|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out an acoustic survey for herring in the Southern Bight and eastern English Channel.
2. To obtain samples of herring by pelagic trawling for ageing and biological studies.
3. To survey the Thames Estuary area for sprat shoals if this can be conventionally keyed in with the main survey.
|Chief scientist||P O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.15 MB)|
|Specific||Southern Bight/ E. English Channel|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 13|
Description: trawls made with 800 Engel pelagic trawl.
|Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.||Quantity: track kilometres = 2502.052|
Description: acoustically integrated using the small Scottish towed body, with SIMRAD EK 400.