RV Clione CLI6B/84

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI6B/84
Cruise period1984-05-22 — 1984-05-25
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
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 scientistBrenda M Thompson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI6B/84 cruise report clione6_84.pdf (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificS. North Sea, English Channel, Bristol Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI6B/84 cruise track — trk3031.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 38
Chemical oceanography 
OxygenQuantity: number of stations = 38
pHQuantity: number of stations = 38
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 38