RV Clione CLI8/87
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1987-06-09 — 1987-06-17|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To measure population structure, density and reproductive state of scallops in selected areas of the eastern Channel fishery off the Sussex coast.
2. To collect scallop shells for age determination by isotopic analysis (CSG project, University of Cambridge).
3. To sample bottom substrates and collect hydroids for scallop sprat.
4. To carry out trails with a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) fitted with a colour CCTV camera: a) to locate edible crab concentrations, b) to compare its performance with that of the MAFF system for detecting scallops.
|Chief scientist||Peter J Dare (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|Specific||English Channel (off Sussex)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of samples = 56|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of samples = 1|