Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR11/78

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR11/78
Cruise period1978-12-09 — 1978-12-19
Port of departureFalmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out acoustic survey of pelagic fish shoals.
2. To identify fish-shoals by trawling.
3. To calibrate the towed body transducer.
4. To make in situ target strength measurements of pelagic fish.
5. To collect mackerel blood for biochemical analysis.
Chief scientistStephen J Lockwood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR11/78 cruise report ci11_78.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR11/78 cruise track — trk2160.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishDescription: acoustic survey of fish stocks