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RV Tellina 4/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier4/71
Cruise period1971-03-23 — 1971-04-01
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To measure the area of the Eagle Bank herring spawning ground and to get an estimate of the number of herring eggs deposited on it throughout the spawning season.
2. To carry out a grab survey in the area to see whether there are any other herring spawning grounds.
3. To attempt to tag herring in the area.
4. To carry out a fish larval survey in the area.
5. To carry out echo surveys in the area and to sample the traces.
Chief scientistPeter D Wallace (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
ProjectHerring spawning ground investigations (general survey)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 4/71 cruise report tellina04_71.pdf — access key 'C' (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsDescription: T surface only
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvae
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosounding