RV Clione CLI2/84

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI2/84
Cruise period1984-02-01 — 1984-02-17
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 scientistP O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI2/84 cruise report clione2_84.pdf (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSouthern Bight/ E. English Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI2/84 cruise track — trk3024.html RV Clione CLI2/84 cruise track — trk3024a.html
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: 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.