RV Clione CLI10/67
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1967-10-13 — 1967-10-20|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Yarmouth, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||To test tin tow nets:
(a) to test flow characteristics;
(b) trials with new flow meters in the pup samplers;
(c) testing new net indicator in the changing net device;
(d) to test the effect of clogging in the main filter.
2. To investigate escape from pup samplers.
3. To collect samples of blood from East Anglian herring.
4. To collect live sole for Dr. Purdom, live cod for Dr. Walker and live plaice for Mr Riley.
A few live plaice and cod were retained from the Well Bank area for Messrs. Replicate hauls with the 30-inch tin tow net and 'pup' samplers were completed off Southwold. Trawling for sole near Sizewell Bank was carried out at slack water
|Chief scientist||Derek Harding (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.12 MB)|
|Specific||Flamborough Head and Southwold|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of measurements = 4|
Description: Shots made with the Dutch herring trawl.
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of specimens = 14|
Description: Herring used for sampling blood
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of specimens = 30|
Description: Sole retained
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 1|
Description: Carried out with the standard sampler
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 7|
Description: Replicate series of hauls carried out at 2 stations off Flamborough Head and off Southwold to test the new flow meters and compare catches