Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR2/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR2/77
Cruise period1977-02-04 — 1977-03-02
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To participate in the ICES Young Fish Survey for I-group herring and gadoids.
2. To sample post-larval herring using the Isaacs-Kidd mid-water trawl.
3. To collect stomach contents of herring and gadoids.
4. To carry out biological observations on flatfish by-catches.
5. To take surface and bottom temperature and salinity readings on each trawl station.
6. To investigate the vertical and horizontal distributions of Norway Pout where suitable concentration are found.
7. To deeep-freeze 1kg bags of small gadoids for FCU.
Chief scientistP O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
ProjectICES Young Fish Survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR2/77 cruise report ci02_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.39 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR2/77 cruise track — trk1897.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 3704
Description: T only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 56
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 65
Description: identification,distribution,monitoring
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 65
Description: identification,distribution,monitoring
Meteorology 
Occasional standard measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 63