RV Cirolana CIR1/87
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1987-01-06 — 1987-01-16|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To participate in the ICES co-ordinated herring larval survey of the regions IVC and VIID.
2. To sample herring larvae and their potential food organisms in a study of their diet and feeding status.
3. To test the Nethot/Isaacs Kidd midwater trawl and use it to sample large herring larvae and potential larvae predators.
4. To run the MS44 echo sounder continuously and to note potential adult herring concentrations.
5. To assist in the Nature Conservancy Council's long term study of the distribution of seabirds in the North Sea.
|Chief scientist||John H Nichols (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.14 MB)|
|Specific||S. North Sea/ E. English Channel|
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 96|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 96|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of stations = 96|