RV Clione CLI12/84
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1984-10-09 — 1984-10-29|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||John H Nichols (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.20 MB)|
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
|Specific||Western Central North Sea|
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 214|
Description: shallow water CTD package
|Surface drifters/drifting buoys||Quantity: number of deployments = 1|
Description: argos buoy
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 214|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 214|