RV Clione CLI5/67
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1967-06-22 — 1967-07-05|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To investigate the feasibility of surveying and sampling 0-group Gadoids in the North Sea.
2. To photograph coral in the Muckle Flugga area.
3. To use cameras for the identification of echo traces.
Off Flamborough Crystallogobius and Jellyfish were caught where the scattering layers were recorded, and east of the Dogger Bank 0-group Whiting and Jellyfish were caught. Negatives of the seabed were obtained from the Mk III camera.
|Chief scientist||R W Blacker (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.19 MB)|
|Specific||Flamborough area, Yorkshire coast-Dogger Bank, Fladen Ground, edge of the shelf west of Shetland, off Luna Ness, off Mousa, Coral Bank, White Bank, Cleaver Bank, Rising Ground|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Quantity: activity duration in days = 4|
Description: Testing the Garrod tow-net, the Isaacs-Kidd trawl and the 800 mesh Engels trawl on scatter-layer traces in various places between Flamborough and the Fladen ground
|Geology and geophysics|
|Bottom photography||Quantity: number of images = 1|
Description: Only 1 or 2 photographs of jellyfish were obtained
|Geophysical measurements made at depth||Quantity: activity duration in days = 5|
Description: Coarse echo-survey grid from the Coral Bank (approx 59 degrees N, 1 degrees E) southwards to the Tail End of Dogger Bank. The survey was made SE towards the White Bank and the SW across the Cleaver Bank and the Rising Ground (53 degrees 40 minutes N, 3 degrees E)