Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI13A/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI13A/68
Cruise period1968-11-29 — 1968-12-05
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To collect live sand eels for experimental work in the laboratory.
2. To investigate winter availability of sand eels.
3. To collect samples of sand fron the sand eel grounds.
4. To collect live plankton for the University of East Anglia.

Samples of sand were taken from the Swarte Bank, Southernmost Rough, Outer Well Bank and Haddock Bank.
Chief scientistC Timothy Macer (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI13A/68 cruise report clione13a_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSwarte Bank, Outer Well Bank, Outer Silver Pit, Southernmost Rough, Haddock Bank
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
SestonQuantity: number of hauls = 12
Description: Hensen net hauls made near the Haddock Bank and live plankton returned to the laboratory
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 12
Description: Hauls made with the Granton trawl. Catches of sprat, herring, haddock, cod, gurnard, dab, whiting, plaice and lemon sole were made. Stomachs were analysed for the presence of eels
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 12
Description: Hauls made with the Granton trawl. Catches of sprat, herring, haddock, cod, gurnard, dab, whiting, plaice and lemon sole were made. Stomachs were analysed for the presence of eels
Meteorology 
Occasional standard measurementsQuantity: number of specimens = 51
Description: 50 A.marinus, 1 A.lanceolatus brought back