Cruise inventory

RV Tellina 5/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier5/68
Cruise period1968-03-04 — 1968-03-12
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To make a complete routine survey of Sizewell Bank for I-group
sole using the standard 2 m beam trawl.
2. To carry out comparative fishing trials using the 2 m beam trawl, modifications of this trawl, and the 2 m Agassiz trawl.
3. To release seabed and surface drifters.
4. To collect adult flat fish for hatchery use.
5. To make an Otter trawl survey for larger sole off Sizewell.
Chief scientistJohn D Riley (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 5/68 cruise report tellina05_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: surface drifters
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: seabed drifters
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: adult flounder collected but no maturing dab or sole
Demersal fishDescription: surveys using beam trawl collected few 0-group and 1-group flatfish