Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI12/84

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI12/84
Cruise period1984-10-09 — 1984-10-29
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To participate in the ICES coordinated herring larval surveys of region IVB during two of the standard sampling perionds 1-15 October and 16-31 October.
2. To locate, track and sample a patch of herring larvae in an attempt to measure drift and mortality.
3. To sample potential food organisms in a study of herring larvae diet.
4. To collect samples of herring larvae for analysis of growth increments on the sagittal otolith.
5. To test the new multi-layer plankton sampler.
Chief scientistJohn H Nichols (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI12/84 cruise report clione12_84.pdf — access key 'C' (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern Central North Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI12/84 cruise track — trk3039.html RV Clione CLI12/84 cruise track — trk3039a.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 214
Description: shallow water CTD package
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: argos buoy
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 214
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 214