RV Prince Madog PD01/02
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Prince Madog (74P2)|
|Cruise period||2002-01-21 — 2002-01-21|
|Port of departure||Menai Bridge, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Menai Bridge, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||First in a series of 5 cruises to:
1. Carry out a plankton survey of the eastern Irish Sea to determine plaice egg spawning.
2. Collect zooplankton samples for copepod production and fish larval feeding studies.
(This cruise was abandoned after 1 day due to rough weather with no samples collected)
|Chief scientist||Clive James Fox (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Specific||Eastern Irish Sea|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Zooplankton||Description: In the eastern Irish Sea sampling gear was deployed, but due to poor weather the sampling was terminated without a catch.|