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RV Cirolana CIR12/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR12/77
Cruise period1977-12-05 — 1977-12-18
StatusCompleted
Port of departureFalmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out an acoustic survey of the south coast of Devon and Cornwall.
2. To identify fish concentrations by trawling.
3. To test the new headline transducer system.
4. To make 'in situ' target strength measurements of mackerel.
5. To investigate mackerel respiratory physiology.
Chief scientistB C Bedford (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR12/77 cruise report ci12_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.25 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bay of Biscay
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR12/77 cruise track — trk1906.html
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 22
Description: echo sounder survey for mackerel;physiology studies