Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR1/87

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR1/87
Cruise period1987-01-06 — 1987-01-16
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 scientistJohn H Nichols (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR1/87 cruise report ci1_87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
SpecificS. North Sea/ E. English Channel
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR1/87 cruise track — trk3366.html RV Cirolana CIR1/87 cruise track — trk3366a.html
Physical oceanography 
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 96
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 96
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 96