RV Cirolana CIR2/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR2/82
Cruise period1982-01-27 — 1982-02-15
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To participate in the ICES international young fish survey for 1-group herring and gadoids.
2. To sample post-larval herring using the Isaacs Kidd midwater trawl.
3. To take surface and bottom temperature and salinity readings on each trawl.
Chief scientistW G Parnell (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR2/82 cruise report ci2_82.pdf (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR2/82 cruise track — trk2816.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 50
Description: top & bottom S only
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 68
Description: tows made using the Isaacs Kid trawl.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 50
Description: GOV trawls carried out in 34 out of the 35 ICES rectangles allocated to England.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 6
Description: GOV trawls made off the Dutch coast to determine whether cod were present in sufficient numbers for tagging.