RV Tellina 4/75
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Tellina (74TE)|
|Cruise period||1975-04-10 — 1975-05-11|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a trawl survey for demersal fish within the 12 mile limit between 53 30'N and 51 30'N.
2. To carry out a series of repeat hauls in specific areas to obtain haul to haul variance with the standard trawl and also to make comparative hauls using an alternative groundrope rig.
3. To carry out a 13 hour current meter and water bottle station off Lowestoft on two occasions during the cruise.
4. To carry out a grab survey off Lowestoft and Southwold.
5. To tag cod, sole and plaice not required for biological samples.
|Chief scientist||Brian C Mumford (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.14 MB)|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 2|
Description: 13 hour water bottle stations
|Other physical oceanographic measurements||Quantity: number of stations = 2|
Description: 13 hour DCRM stations
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 28|
Description: trawls, fish identified and counted
|Taggings||Quantity: number of specimens = 254|
Description: immature plaice
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 8|
Description: series of trawls to determine difference in catch rates between a bobbin and a rubber disc groundrope
|Geology and geophysics|
|Grab||Quantity: number of hauls = 55|
Description: Van Veen grab hauls