Prince Madog 33/89
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||Prince Madog (74PD)|
|Cruise period||1989-09-11 — 1989-09-14|
|Port of departure||Menai Bridge, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Menai Bridge, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To collect fish samples from Liverpool and Morecambe Bays, for EQS submissions to EC and Oslo/Paris commissions.
2. To undertake fish disease studies at selected sites in these areas.
3. To collect samples of fish at sites to the southeast of the Isle of Man, as a continuation of the study on spatial variation in contaminant concentration.
|Chief scientist||Andrew Franklin (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.06 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Specific||North-eastern Irish Sea|
|Track charts||(0.02 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Description: A number of samples of fish from Liverpool and Morcambe Baywere collected. No. of samples not noted.|
|Demersal fish||Description: Samples of mackerel, ray, dogfish and whiting were obtained off of the Isle of Man. No. of samples not noted.|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of specimens = 750|
Description: A number of dab were examined for disease, which showed the rate of disease appears to have remained constant.