Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI2/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI2/72
Cruise period1972-01-17 — 1972-02-07
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To mark and release 500 plaice on each of the two spawning grounds in the English Channel.
2. To determine the distribution of plaice eggs and larvae in the western English Channel at the beginning and end of the cruise using TTN.
3. To obtain 100 stage IV plaice ovaries from each spawning area.
4. To mark and release any rays that are caught for Mr Holden.
5. To carry out an echo survey in the Eddystone area for Mr Macer.
Chief scientistR G Houghton (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI2/72 cruise report clione2_72.pdf — access key 'C' (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 37
Description: 1 T bottom 2 S bottom
Other contaminant measurementsDescription: chemical pollution
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 35
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsQuantity: number of observations = 75
Description: sea and swell