Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR8/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR8/77
Cruise period1977-07-12 — 1977-07-27
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out mackerel egg and larval survey.
2. To identify fish concentrations by trawling.
3. To bring back live mackerel eggs (Dr Thompson).
4. To incubate mackerel eggs over the temperature range 15-25 C.
5. To collect and deep freeze fish specimens for fish identification courses (Mr Blacker).
6. To collect and reserve fish hearts for ageing studies (Dr Walker).
7. To test auto analyser and HIAC particle counter.
Chief scientistStephen J Lockwood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR8/77 cruise report ci08_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR8/77 cruise track — trk1902.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 84
Description: surface only
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 84