RV Cirolana CIR7/79
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1979-07-10 — 1979-07-28|
|Port of departure||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To describe the distribution of gadoids within the Norway pout fishery area using a semi-pelagic high-headline trawl.
2. To obtain biological samples of all gadoids taken during the survey and blood tissue samples of a variety of species, especially Faroe haddock.
3. To investigate benthic communities and substrate types within the survey area using u/w cameras.
4. To collect specimens for fish identification and whole/gutted weight relationship
5. To attempt to catch juvenile ('O' group) blue whiting with a pelagic trawl in
the Faroe-Shetland Channel.
|Chief scientist||Brian W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.27 MB)|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Description: T only|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 4|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 82|