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Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI1/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI1/69
Cruise period1969-01-14 — 1969-01-18
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo collect:
1. Live ripe plaice and floundry for hatchery work.
2. Sandeels for fish behaviour studies.
3. Elasmobranch sera for Chester Beatty Institute of Cancer Research.

Elasmobranch sera and a few samples of cod blood were collected at most stations
Chief scientistColin E Purdom (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI1/69 cruise report clione1_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificRye Bay, north and south of the Brown Ridges, Rising Ground, Smiths Knoll, Wells Bank
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: sample kilograms = 32000
Description: Offshore seawater collected in the forward ballast tanks as an emergency supply for the laboratory. 3 dozen carboys of offshore water were also collected
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: activity duration in hours = 1
Description: 5 trawls made in Rye Bay, 2 trawls south of the Brown Ridges, 3 trawls north of the Brown Ridges, 3 trawls on the Rising Ground, 2 trawls south of the Wells Bank
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 12
Description: Fish obtained from Rye Bay and one ripe female plaice from the Rising ground