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RV Tellina 4/75

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier4/75
Cruise period1975-04-10 — 1975-05-11
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 scientistBrian C Mumford (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 4/75 cruise report tellina04_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: 13 hour water bottle stations
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: 13 hour DCRM stations
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 28
Description: trawls, fish identified and counted
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 254
Description: immature plaice
Gear researchQuantity: 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 
GrabQuantity: number of hauls = 55
Description: Van Veen grab hauls