Cruise inventory

RV Tellina 12/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier12/68
Cruise period1968-06-19 — 1968-07-09
Port of departureBlyth, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To investigate the distribution and abundance of 0-group herring along the English east coast, using beach seine and midwater trawls, between approximately the Farn Islands in the north and Dungeness in the south.
2. To collect samples of sprats for Dr. Johnson.
3. To collect samples of 0-group gadoids for Mr. B. Jones.
4. To collect samples of sand-eels for Mr. Macer.
5. To collect samples of 0-group herring for Dr. Khalil (Commonwealth
Bureau of Helminthology).
Chief scientistR J Wood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 12/68 cruise report tellina12_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosDescription: small number of benthic animals obtained
Pelagic fishDescription: trawling, 0-group herring and sprat
Pelagic fishDescription: number of live whiting brought back
Pelagic fishDescription: sprat, 0-group herring and small gadoid samples preserved
Demersal fishDescription: sandeel samples