Cruise inventory

Prince Madog

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Prince Madog (74PD)
Cruise period1985-05-27 — 1985-06-07
Port of departureMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Port of returnPort Penrhyn, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo carry out a plankton survey of the larvae of Nephrops norvegicus in the northern Irish Sea. A total of 92 stations were surveyed during the cruise, with one sample being lost due to gear damage.
Chief scientistKeith M Brander (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportPrince Madog  cruise report prince_madog_may85.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Track chartsPrince Madog  cruise track — trk3142.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 92
Description: S surface only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 92
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: 92
NitrateQuantity: 92
SilicateQuantity: 92
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: 91
ZooplanktonQuantity: 91