RV Cirolana CIR5A/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR5A/74
Cruise period1974-05-23 — 1974-06-09
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnStornoway, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To collect cod tissues and larvae for biochemical and genetical analyses of stocks.
2. To investigate deep trawling in the Iceland-Faroes Channel.
3. To collect cod erythrocytes for Dr Dando, MBA, Plymouth.
4. To collect fish specimens and fish sera for the Departments of Radiography and Histology, Nuffield Institute of Comparative Medecine.
5. To collect fish parasites.
Chief scientistAlan Jamieson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR5A/74 cruise report ci05a_74.pdf (0.26 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR5A/74 cruise track — trk1373.html RV Cirolana CIR5A/74 cruise track — trk1373a.html RV Cirolana CIR5A/74 cruise track — trk1373b.html
Physical oceanography 
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 5
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 8
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 50
NektonQuantity: number of samples = 26
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 50
BirdsQuantity: number of samples = 90
Gear research
Exploratory fishingQuantity: number of hauls = 33
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 7
Description: cod protein typing
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of samples = 14
Description: parasites of fish