RV Clione CLI4B/84

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI4B/84
Cruise period1984-03-29 — 1984-04-03
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey the southern North Sea south of Lat 53º 53' N for sole egg abundance using the MAFF 53cm plankton sampler.
2. To estimate haul to haul variance within a sample rectangle, in a sole egg patch. Sole eggs were not found in sufficient densities to attempt this aim.
Chief scientistJohn H Nichols (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI4B/84 cruise report clione4_84.pdf (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificS. North Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI4B/84 cruise track — trk3027.html
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 45
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 45
Description: completed using MAFF 53cm plankton net for sole egg abundance.