Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR1/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR1/79
Cruise period1979-01-05 — 1979-01-24
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out an acoustic survey for pelagic fish shoals, with particular emphasis on the coastal water belt from Lyme Bay to the Cornish peninsula.
2. To identify pelagic fish shoals by trawling.
3. To make in situ target strength measurements on pelagic fish.
4. To collect mackerel blood for biochemical analysis (UEA and Mr D Swift)..
5. To collect and deep freeze material for fish identification courses (Mr R W Blacker).
6. To collect and deep freeze specimens of Euphausiids (Mr C Anderson).
Chief scientistP O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR1/79 cruise report ci01_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.30 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Bristol Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR1/79 cruise track — trk2346.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 5100
Description: T only
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 11
Description: 2100nm survey:distribution,biomass determination
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.Quantity: track kilometres = 3889.2