RV Clione CLI14/87
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1987-11-09 — 1987-11-22|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To assess the distribution and abundance of scallop stocks between the Isle of Man and North Wales.
2. To sample bottom substrates and collect hydroids for scallop spatfall studies.
3. To obtain photographic and CCTV video records of the sea bed on one of the more productive grounds. The gear was not deployed due to prevailing poor sea conditions and lack of time.
|Chief scientist||Peter J Dare (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.09 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Specific||Isle of Man - North Wales|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of hauls = 79|
Description: tows for scallops using Newhaven scallop dredges.
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: number of hauls = 7|
Description: epibenthos sledges
|Geology and geophysics|
|Dredge||Quantity: number of deployments = 72|