RV Cirolana CIR9/82
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1982-11-02 — 1982-11-15|
|Port of departure||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a groundfish survey of the Irish Sea, trawling at standard stations using a Granton trawl with small mesh liner.
2. To obtain fish and shellfish samples from eight ICES rectangles for measurement of radioactive levels.
3. Sample gadoid species in midwater using a pelagic trawl, for investigation of feeding and population distribution.
4. Carry out trawl stations off the south coast of Ireland to complete coverage of the area begun on CLIONE 10/82.
5. Take a series of photographs of benthos in the region of the NW Irish Sea front, using the headline camera.
|Chief scientist||Keith M Brander (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 2|
Description: midwater trawls.
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 26|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Bottom photography||Quantity: number of stations = 10|
Description: surveyed using underwater camera.