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RV Cirolana CIR5/80

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR5/80
Cruise period1980-04-25 — 1980-05-22
ObjectivesBiology. Mackerel Egg Survey,with Fish.Lab. Lowestoft.
Chief scientistR Colin A Bannister (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory), Stephen J Lockwood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
ProjectMackerel Survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificN.E. Atlantic
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR5/80 cruise track — trk2506.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: See MAFF Fisheries Research data Report No 17, 1989 T only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 105
Description: S surface only
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurements
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 200
Eggs and larvae
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 22
Description: survey:distribution,biomass determination,population structures