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Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||Prince Madog (74PD)|
|Cruise period||1989-09-25 — 1989-09-28|
|Port of departure||Menai Bridge, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Menai Bridge, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a baseline survey of the Barrow dredgings disposal site using grabbing and beam trawling.
2. To survey sediments around the dredging disposal site Z for benthic fauna and various contaminants.
3. To survey the sediments in the Burbo Bight for various contaminants.
Aims 1 and 2 were successfully completed, however samples were not collected from the Burbo Bight (aim 3) due to time restrictions caused by bad weather.
|Chief scientist||Steven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 60|
Description: brown shrimp collected for chemical analysis
|Geology and geophysics|
|Dredge||Quantity: number of deployments = 2|
Description: rock dredge stations worked.
|Grab||Quantity: number of samples = 13|
|Bottom photography||Quantity: activity duration in hours = 1.5|
Description: video coverage.