RV Clione CLI1/69
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1969-01-14 — 1969-01-18|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
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 scientist||Colin E Purdom (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
|Specific||Rye Bay, north and south of the Brown Ridges, Rising Ground, Smiths Knoll, Wells Bank|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: 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 fish||Quantity: 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 fish||Quantity: number of specimens = 12|
Description: Fish obtained from Rye Bay and one ripe female plaice from the Rising ground