RV Clione CLI1/72
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1972-01-03 — 1972-01-07|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||Colin E Purdom (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.12 MB)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: 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
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of samples = 9|
Description: tin tow net samples for plaice eggs
|Exploratory fishing||Quantity: number of hauls = 18|
Description: bottom trawling for fish to return to lab.alive
|Geology and geophysics|
|Other geological/geophysical measurements||Quantity: number of samples = 26|
Description: physical analysis;water bottle samples at se.newcombe buoy