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Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI1/86

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI1/86
Cruise period1986-01-03 — 1986-01-13
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To participate in the ICES co-ordinated herring larvae survey of regions IVC and VIID during the sampling period 1-15 January.
2. To sample herring larvae and their potential food organisms in a study of their diet.
3. To sample potential herring larvae predators and to examine their gut contents. No opportunity to attempt to sample potential herring larvae predators.
4. To sample herring larvae, other zooplankton and phyto plankton for lipid analysis, with emphasis on polyunsaturated fatty acids.
5. To collect samples of herring larvae for subsequent analysis of feeding status.
6. To collect sea bed sediment samples and Macer sledge samples for copepod and dinoflagellate studies for Dr A Lindley IMER, Plymouth.
Chief scientistBrenda M Thompson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI1/86 cruise report clione1_86.pdf — access key 'C' (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSouthern North Sea/ E. English Channel
Track chartsRV Clione CLI1/86 cruise track — trk3245.html RV Clione CLI1/86 cruise track — trk3245a.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 79
Description: T only
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 81
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 81
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 12