Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR5B/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR5B/74
Cruise period1974-06-11 — 1974-06-21
StatusCompleted
Port of departureStornoway, United Kingdom
Port of returnImmingham, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To re-survey the deep trawling grounds on the continental slope from Sulisker to Tory.
2. To survey the lower slopes of Rockall Bank for possible new deep trawling grounds.
3. To carry out a single hydrographic section in the Ymir Deep.
4. To collect fish specimens for Torry Research Station, the Departments of Radiography and Histology, Nuffield Institute of Comparative Medecine .
5. To collect material for a study of the infestation by parasites of deep water and commercial fish species.
6. To collect water samples for the Radiobiological Laboratory.
Chief scientistJ P Bridger (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR5B/74 cruise report ci05b_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.30 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of profiles = 1
Description: cast
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Chemical oceanography 
Other chemical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of samples = 7
Description: seawater
Biology and fisheries 
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)Quantity: number of species = 8
Description: sera collected
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of samples = 109
Description: fish measured
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 26
Description: pelagic fish
Demersal fishQuantity: number of samples = 109
Description: fish measured
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of species = 6
Description: deep frozen
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of specimens = 128
Description: 37 species examined for parasites
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of species = 42
Description: 6 samples from 7 species deep frozen