RV Tellina 6/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier6/71
Cruise period1971-05-05 — 1971-05-15
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnScarborough, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To make current measurements with Plessey recording current meters at four stations.
2. To carry out diffusion and current studies.
3. To release sea bed drifters at 12 stations.
4. To carry out a plaice larval survey with 20" unencased high speed plankton sampler.
5. To trawl for young plaice tagged in 1970.
6. To collect plankton samples at five stations between Lowestoft and Filey with 12" high speed plankton sampler (for Mr Riley).
Chief scientistStephen J Lockwood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 6/71 cruise report tellina06_71.pdf (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Current metersDescription: direct reading
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of deployments = 150
Description: woodhead bottom drifter
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: dynamic diffusion;dye/trace;rhodamine-B dye
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 30
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 30
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 30
Description: young plaice survey