Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR3/94

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR3/94
Cruise period1994-02-25 — 1994-03-13
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a trawl survey of the western Celtic Sea. Of the 65 planned stations, 32 were successfully completed, with an additional two trawls made in the Mackerel Box.
2. To sample juvenile fish.
3. To collect Bass samples for maturity studies.
4. To collect, and preserve frozen, any scallops that are caught.
5. To obtain data on stomach contents to supplement the data set collected on earlier cruises.
6. To obtain data on development rates of fish eggs on an opportunistic basis.
7. To obtain megrim ovaries for fecundity studies.
All the aims were successfully accomplished.
Chief scientistBrian W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR3/94 cruise report ci3_94.pdf — access key 'C' (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificCeltic Sea, W English Channnel
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR3/94 cruise track — trk4013.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 48
Description: surface S only, 34 bottom T (not at, ICES)
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 34
Description: juvenile fish - bass maturity, stomach contents
CrustaceansDescription: scallops
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: devlopment rates of fish eggs & megrim ovaries- fecundity