Cruise inventory

RV Clione CLI8/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI8/73
Cruise period1973-05-08 — 1973-05-18
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To collect mature turbot and return them live to the laboratory.
2. To artificially fertilise turbot eggs at sea, returning live eggs
to the laboratory.
3. To collect turbot and brill gills and guts for parasite studies.
4. To collect live plaice and dabs.
5. To examine the relationship between chlorophyll; phaeopigment ratios and the standing stock of herbivorous zooplankton.
6. To collect heads and gonads of dabs and plaice for histological
examination. To collect pituitaries from dabs, plaice and cod.
7. To collect small fish as food for laboratory stocks of turbot and halibut.
Chief scientistA Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI8/73 cruise report clione8_73.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of stations = 17
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 17
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 17
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 37
Description: trawling for flatfish for lab.hatching studies
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 37
Description: trawling for flatfish for lab.hatching studies