Cruise inventory

Prince Madog MAFF/UCNW

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Prince Madog (74PD)
Cruise identifierMAFF/UCNW
Cruise period1981-09-07 — 1981-09-10
Port of departureMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Port of returnMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
ObjectivesJoint MAFF and UCNW Menai Bridge Laboratory cruise.

MAFF aims:
1. To collect samples for sedimentological analyses from the area of the Liverpool Bay sludge dumping ground as part of the DAS programme. Accomplished.
2. To collect fish and benthos from the same area for chemical analysis. Accomplished.

UCNW aims:
1. To carry out a survey of benthos in the vicinity of the dumping ground. Accomplished.
2. To carry out a detailed benthos survey of the Great Burbo Bank area, Liverpool Bay. Accomplished.
Chief scientistSteven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Coordinating bodyNERC
Cruise reportPrince Madog MAFF/UCNW cruise report prince_madog_sep81.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificLiverpool Bay
Biology and fisheries 
ZoobenthosQuantity: 2
Description: Agassiz trawls
ZoobenthosQuantity: 1
Description: Anchor dredge
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 2
Description: Otter trawls
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 167
Description: grab samples for sedimentalogical analysis and benthos