Cruise inventory

RV Tellina 10/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier10/68
Cruise period1968-05-15 — 1968-05-24
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To continue fecundity studies within the ray survey area off the north Norfolk coast.
2. To collect blood samples for Dr. R. M. E. Parkhouse of the National Institute of Medical Research.
3. To obtain live Raia montagui for tank experiments.
4. To release surface and sea bed drifters for Mr Riley off Hopton, Winterton
and Bacton.
Chief scientistD W R Rout (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 10/68 cruise report tellina10_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: bottom temperatures
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: surface drifters
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: seabed drifters
Biology and fisheries 
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)Quantity: number of samples = 20
Description: ray blood
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 35
Description: 65 Raia clavata
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: samples of ovaries, smears from shell glands and vetebral sections taken, and cloaca depth and stomach contents observed