Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR3/87

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR3/87
Cruise period1987-03-03 — 1987-03-26
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a trawl survey of the Western English Channel, Celtic Sea and Bay of Biscay as part of a continuing programme of stock monitoring in the area.
2. To sample pelagic fish shoals.
3. To undertake mackerel selectivity experiments if suitable shoals are located.
Chief scientistDavid J Symonds (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR3/87 cruise report ci3_87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Bay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificEnglish Channel, Celtic Sea and Bay of Biscay
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR3/87 cruise track — trk3368.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 61
Description: hauls of 1h duration were made with the Portuguese High Headline Trawl.