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RV Cirolana CIR2/97

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR2/97
Cruise period1997-02-11 — 1997-02-25
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
ObjectivesOne of a series of annual monitoring cruises to study:
1) The prevalence of fish diseases in dab and flounder as part of MAFF biological effects of contaminants monitoring programme.
2) The prevalence and severity of disease and parasitism in commercial fish species such as cod and whiting.
Chief scientistStephen Wolfgang Feist (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Fish Disease Laboratory Weymouth)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR2/97 cruise report ci2_97.pdf — access key 'C' (0.26 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern North Sea, Liverpool Bay, Cardigan Bay, Carmarthen Bay
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR2/97 cruise track — trk4241.html
Contaminants in organismsQuantity: number of stations = 10
Description: Fish samples for contaminant analysis
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 44
Description: Disease prevalence in demersal flatfish
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of stations = 4
Description: Sediment grabs