Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR7/79

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR7/79
Cruise period1979-07-10 — 1979-07-28
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. 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 scientistBrian W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR7/79 cruise report ci07_79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.27 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR7/79 cruise track — trk2352.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 82
Description: monitoring,population