RV Clione CLI8/84
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1984-07-05 — 1984-07-25|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a groundfish survey in the Bristol Channel and Celtic Deeps area.
2. To carry out a survey for young pelagic fish.
3. To carry out further trawling to obtain information on the distribution and biology of young fish, especially sole, monkfish, megrim and lemon sole.
4. To obtain biological samples from a number of species to supplement market sampling information,
5. To investigate the feasibility of catching small sole as a possible means of estimating recruitment to the sole stock in VIIe
|Chief scientist||Peter D Wallace (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.14 MB)|
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Celtic Sea/ Western Channel|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 32|
Description: surface only
|Biology and fisheries|
|Neuston||Quantity: number of hauls = 32|
Description: tows made, each consisting of 30 minutes, generally at night.
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 51|
Description: Granton trawls
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: number of hauls = 7|
Description: live fish collection