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Cruise inventory

RV Tellina 6/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier6/69
Cruise period1969-07-17 — 1969-08-14
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Electro and electrodessication tagging of 0-group plaice.
2. To sample plaice over a 24-hour period twice at both neap and spring tides for determining daily food consumption.
3. To collect 0-group plaice for bomb calorimetry.
4. To collect benthos and plankton for bomb calorimetry.
5. To collect benthos and bring it live to the laboratory for Mr Birkett.
Chief scientistStephen J Lockwood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 6/69 cruise report tellina06_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 14568
Description: tagged plaice released
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 15101
Description: 0-group plaice tagged
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 62
Description: 50+ 0-group plaice samples to determine daily food requirements, other fish were also examined