RV Tellina 19B/68
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Tellina (74TE)|
|Cruise period||1968-12-04 — 1968-12-19|
|Port of departure||Ipswich, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||B C Bedford (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)||Quantity: number of samples = 55|
Description: cod blood
|Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)||Description: blood samples collected from tope, sprudogfish, nursehounds and cod|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of specimens = 1|
Description: thornback ray caught
|Taggings||Quantity: number of specimens = 140|
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Description: feathering tried: cod, whiting, 1 garfish and 1 herring|