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Cruise inventory

RV Tellina 19B/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Tellina (74TE)
Cruise identifier19B/68
Cruise period1968-12-04 — 1968-12-19
Port of departureIpswich, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To tag large cod in the long line fishery off Folkestone.
2. To tag thornback rays (R. clavata) if reasonable numbers of these are caught.
3. To obtain blood samples from cod rejected for tagging.
4. To try to catch mackerel by 'feathering' in order to obtain blood samples from these.
Chief scientistB C Bedford (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Tellina 19B/68 cruise report tellina19b_68.pdf — access key 'C' (0.10 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)Description: blood samples collected from tope, sprudogfish, nursehounds and cod
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)Quantity: number of samples = 55
Description: cod blood
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 1
Description: thornback ray caught
TaggingsQuantity: number of specimens = 140
Description: cod
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: feathering tried: cod, whiting, 1 garfish and 1 herring