RV Clione CLI8/67
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1967-09-06 — 1967-09-16|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a tin tow net survey for herring larvae in the vicinity of the Shetland Islands, as part of an international survey of the abundance and distribution of autumn-spawned herring larvae in the northern and central North Sea.
2. To examine the vertical distribution of herring larvae by day and night using the changing net.
3. To echo survey the herring spawning grounds in the Shetland area.
4. To collect samples of herring larvae for Dr. Khalil (Fisheries Helminthology Unit), and if time permits, also samples of adult herring from the Shetland and Longstone areas.
|Chief scientist||R J Wood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.19 MB)|
|Water bottle stations||Description: T bottom only|