RV Cirolana CIR10/82

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR10/82
Cruise period1982-11-24 — 1982-12-19
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a fishing survey for mackerel and scad. Accomplished
2. To service the Rockall current meter array. Accomplished
3. To obtain mackerel samples for parasitic studies by Dr McKenzie. Partially accomplished
4. To field test the Microfin portable terminal for fish measuring. Unsuccessful
5. Collect tissue samples for electrophoretic analysis. Accomplished
Chief scientistJohn G Pope (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR10/82 cruise report ci10_82.pdf (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Bristol Channel
Bay of Biscay
SpecificCeltic Sea/Biscay/ Rockall
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR10/82 cruise track — trk2824.html
Physical oceanography 
Current metersDescription: 8 current meters deployed;8 current meters recovered;160 days
Biology and fisheries 
NeustonQuantity: number of stations = 12
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 22