RV Clione CLI7C/84

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI7C/84
Cruise period1984-06-17 — 1984-06-25
Port of departureSouthampton, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey the eastern English Channel and part of the southern North Sea for sole egg abundance using the MAFF 53cm plankton sampler. This is part of the fourth survey of the ICES coordinated programme.
2. To test a prototype, discrete plankton sampler.
Chief scientistJohn D Riley (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI7C/84 cruise report clione7c_84.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificEastern English Channel; Southern North Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI7C/84 cruise track — trk3034.html
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 89
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 89
Description: collection of phaeocystis.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 89
Description: Sole egg abundance survey.