RV Clione CLI5B/84

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI5B/84
Cruise period1984-04-25 — 1984-05-01
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To test a new towed vehicle for transducer mounting.
2. To carry out a plankton survey for sole eggs, as part of the ICES international sole egg survey.
3. To examine haul to haul variation in the numbers of sole eggs in selected areas.
Chief scientistJohn H Nichols (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI5B/84 cruise report clione5b_84.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificW. Central N. Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI5B/84 cruise track — trk3029.html
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 73
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 73
Description: plankton sampler used for sole egg abundance studies.