RV Cirolana CIR4B/89
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1989-04-29 — 1989-05-11|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Workington, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To compare profiles of particle size distributions obtained with MAPS, with those from pump and net samples in order to identify components.
2. To identify the food particle size range for available species of fish larvae and to relate the distribution and condition of larvae to the concentrations of suitable particles.
3. To survey the distribution of suitable sized particles in the western Irish Sea in relation to different hydrographic and biological regimes, using MAPS and the Lowestoft integrator system.
|Chief scientist||Keith M Brander (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.40 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Water bottle stations||Quantity: number of stations = 35|
Description: Top and Bottom salinity only
|CTD stations||Quantity: number of stations = 41|
|Current profiler (eg ADCP)||Quantity: number of stations = 37|
Description: Acoustic profiler
|Phosphate||Quantity: number of stations = 41|
|Nitrate||Quantity: number of stations = 41|
|Silicate||Quantity: number of stations = 41|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Phytoplankton||Quantity: number of samples = 13|
|Zooplankton||Quantity: number of samples = 13|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 25|