Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI6A/84

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI6A/84
Cruise period1984-05-08 — 1984-05-21
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To locate and investigate spawning bass by trawling and egg and larval surveys.
2. To obtain visible bass eggs and incubate them at a range of temperatures.
3. To tag adult bass on the spawning grounds.
4. To survey the North Sea south of 52º N and the English Channel east of 0º for sole egg abundance, using the MAFF 53cm plankton sampler.
Chief scientistMichael Gregg Pawson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI6A/84 cruise report clione6_84.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificS. North Sea, English Channel, Bristol Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI6A/84 cruise track — trk3030.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 47
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 47
pHQuantity: number of stations = 47
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 50
Description: total water column samples taken using a 76cm MG 82 plankton sampler.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 50
Description: total water column samples taken using a 76cm MG 82 plankton sampler.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of stations = 13
Description: fished using an 800 Engels midwater trawl.