RV Cirolana CIR3/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR3/83
Cruise period1983-02-14 — 1983-03-06
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To participate in the ICES International Young Fish Survey.
2. To sample post-larval herring using the Isaacs Kid midwater trawl.
3. To take surface and bottom temperature and salinity readings on each trawl station.
4. To collect samples of whiting for genetic analysis.
5. To collect cod of the 1976 year-class from Roundfish area 5 for analysis by the Burnham laboratory.
Chief scientistW G Parnell (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR3/83 cruise report ci3_83.pdf (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR3/83 cruise track — trk2934.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 50
Description: top & bottom
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 98
Description: tows made with the Isaacs Kidd midwater trawl, all in hours of darkness.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 49
Description: gov trawls