RV Clione CLI5B/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI5B/82
Cruise period1982-04-08 — 1982-04-17
Port of departureFalmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To assess the incidence of disease, especially fin rot, in fish stocks in Liverpool Bay and Irish Sea.
2. To collect 14 sediment samples from the vicinity of the Liverpool Bay sewage sludge dumping ground for physical and chemical analysis.
3. To collect fish samples from Liverpool Bay and the NE Irish Sea for chemical analysis.
4. To collect stomachs from certain fish species from the NE Irish Sea for Mr D Symonds.
Chief scientistRobin John Law (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI5B/82 cruise report clione5_82.pdf (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificEnglish Channel, Liverpool Bay
Track chartsRV Clione CLI5B/82 cruise track — trk2829.html RV Clione CLI5B/82 cruise track — trk2829a.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 42
Description: out of the intended 47 were worked in the time available.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 14
Description: grabs made using 0.1m2 Day grab.