Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR3/91

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR3/91
Cruise period1991-03-08 — 1991-04-02
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out a trawl survey of the western Celtic Sea.
2. To sample juvenile fish.
3. To undertake a preliminary analysis of the stomach contents of the main fish species.
4. Collect Bass samples for maturity studies.
5. Collect samples of spawning herring for the University of Wales (Swansea).
All the aims were successfully completed.
Chief scientistBrian W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR3/91 cruise report ci3_91.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificSouth-western Approaches, western English Channel
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR3/91 cruise track — trk3686.html
Measurements 
Chemical oceanography 
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 59
Description: sea water supply:near surface,data rejected:salinometer fault
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 59