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Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI13/85

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI13/85
Cruise period1985-10-18 — 1985-10-31
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To complete the fourth (and last) in a series of ICES coordinated herring larval surveys for 1985,off the English east coast, between 53º and 56º N.
2. To continue a study of the drift and mortality of herring larvae started on CIROLANA 8/85.
3. To study the diet of herring larvae, including the availability of food organisms.
4. To collect samples of herring larvae for feeding status and ageing studies.
5. To describe the vertical distribution of herring larvae, their predators and prey.
6. Additional aim. To get a measure of the visual net avoidance by older herring larvae.
Chief scientistJohn D Riley (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI13/85 cruise report clione13_85.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
SpecificW. Central N. Sea
Track chartsRV Clione CLI13/85 cruise track — trk3137.html
Physical oceanography 
CTD stations
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of profiles = 2
Description: chlorophyll profiles
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 150
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 150