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Cruise inventory

RV Tellina 2B/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier2B/69
Cruise period1969-03-10 — 1969-03-19
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To complete standard survey for 0-group and larger flatfish on Sizewell Bank.
2. To use modified standard beam trawls to explore the possibility that flatfish are buried relatively deeply in the seabed at this season.
3. To take standard plankton hauls with a modified 12' townet.
4. To test new plankton nets against the standard 12' townet.
5. To test new mounting for the 100 kHz Echo Sounder designed to act as wing and spread meter for Otter trawl.
6. To catch live fish for hatchery and experimental use.
Chief scientistJohn D Riley (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 2B/69 cruise report tellina02b_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of specimens
Description: whiting captured for laboratory use
Demersal fishQuantity: number of surveys = 1
Description: standard survey for 0-group and larger flatfish
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens
Description: plaice and flounders captured for laboratory use