Cruise inventory

Prince Madog

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Prince Madog (74PD)
Cruise period1993-09-13 — 1993-09-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Port of returnMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To collect samples of sediment, benthos and fish from various NMP sites in
the Irish Sea.
2. To conduct a routine monitoring survey of the sedirnents and benthos of
the Liverpool Bay sewage sludge disposal site.
3. To collect sediment samples from a grid of stations within Liverpool Bay
for evaluation of the McLaren sediment transport analysis technique.
4. To collect samples of Whiting and Plaice for trend contamination analysis
from one site within Liverpool Bay.
5. To collect specimens of Pectinaria and Abra from the vicinity of dredged
material disposal site 2, and Redwharf Bay.
6. To collect Anchor Dredge samples as part of the wide scale study of
benthic communities associated with gravel substrates.
Chief scientistDavid Stephen Limpenny (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportPrince Madog  cruise report pd33_34_93.pdf — access key 'C' (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea, Liverpool Bay
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Sediment trapsQuantity: number of samples = 1
Description: A beam trawl sample was collected from site NMP76.
Sediment trapsDescription: A number of sediment and benthos samples were collected during the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
ZoobenthosDescription: A number of sediment and benthos samples were collected during the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabDescription: A number of sediment and benthos samples were collected during the cruise. No. of samples not noted.