Cruise inventory

RV Tellina 9/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier9/68
Cruise period1968-05-01 — 1968-05-10
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey the Sizewell Bank flat fish stocks using:
(a) 12" Tin Tow net with 11.27 cm nose cone for fish eggs and
(b) 2 m standard beam trawl for I-group populations.
(c) Otter trawl for larger flat fish.
2. To release seabed and surface drifters.
3. To collect adult sole for laboratory use.
Chief scientistJohn D Riley (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 9/68 cruise report tellina09_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: surface drifters released
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: seabed drifters released
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonDescription: plankton samples
ZooplanktonDescription: plankton samples
Eggs and larvaeDescription: plankton samples
Pelagic fishDescription: 2m beam trawl catches
Demersal fishDescription: 2m beam trawl catches
Demersal fishDescription: otter trawl survey for lemon sole
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 25
Description: sole brought back to laboratory
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 67
Description: sole