RV Clione CLI7A/87
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1987-05-21 — 1987-05-28|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||North Shields, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a plankton survey in order to estimate the production of Nephrops larvae.
2. To take the additional plankton samples in areas of highest larvae abundance, to estimate haul to haul and spatial variability.
3. To trawl for adult Nephrops and to sample the catch for length, weight, fecundity and maturity.
|Chief scientist||C Timothy Macer (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
|Specific||Central N. Sea/NE coast of England|
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 80|
Description: CTD profiles obtained at each plankton station. The surface CTD was run continuously throughout the cruise,
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 80|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 80|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of stations = 80|