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Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI1/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI1/72
Cruise period1972-01-03 — 1972-01-07
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To collect live plaice from the Borkum Grounds.
2. To collect live plaice and cod from the Southern Bight.
3. To collect plaice eggs if spawning has begun.
4. To monitor chlorophyll-a by fluorimetry and by collection of samples for spectrophotometry at the laboratory.
Chief scientistColin E Purdom (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI1/72 cruise report clione1_72.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 26
Description: water bottle samples at se.newcombe buoy S bottom
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 16
Description: fluorometer and spectrophotometer for chlorophyll
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 9
Description: tin tow net samples for plaice eggs
Exploratory fishingQuantity: number of hauls = 18
Description: bottom trawling for fish to return to lab.alive
Geology and geophysics 
Other geological/geophysical measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 26
Description: physical analysis;water bottle samples at se.newcombe buoy