RV Clione CLI10/72

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI10/72
Cruise period1972-07-20 — 1972-08-10
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey the continental shelf west of Scotland between latitude 55 30'N and 59 30'N for hake and other demersal species
2. To obtain length and age samples of pelagic species from the same area (Burd, Bolster, Macer, Johnson).
3. To obtain hake tissue samples for genetic studies (Mangaly).
4. To inject 1000 dogfish with tetracycline and release with tags attached (Holden).
5. To preserve 20 specimens of Black-mouthed dogfish for parasitological work (Platt, IMER).
6. To carry out a TTN survey of the area for hake and herring larvae.
7. To preserve herring samples for muscle fibre studies (Greer Walker).
8. To complete a line of eight hydrographic stations from Cape Wrath northwards (Ramster).
Chief scientistR G Houghton (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI10/72 cruise report clione10_72.pdf (0.35 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 9
Description: temp.and 0m,20m,50m,100m and bottom
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 5
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 24
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 24
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell