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RV Cirolana CIR4/82
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1982-04-01 — 1982-05-05|
|Port of departure||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a fishing survey, principally for mackerel, scad and pilchard but taking particular note also of blue whiting, hake saithe, monkfish and megrim.
2. To obtain samples of whole mackerel from each area for studies of stock separation by parasites by Dr. McKenzie (Aberdeen).
3. To obtain mackerel tissue samples for Dr Jamieson's stock separation studies.
4. To obtain otolith samples to supplement the regular commercial vessel sampling programme.
All the aims were successfully completed.
|Chief scientist||B C Bedford (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.37 MB)|
Bay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||North Sea, West Scotland, Ireland,Celtic Sea,Biscay, Western Channel|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 94|
Description: hauls, of which 89 were with the Portuguese high headline demersal trawl and 5 with the 1600 Engel midwater trawl.