RV Cirolana CIR3/84

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR3/84
Cruise period1984-03-08 — 1984-04-04
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. Carry out a depth stratified trawl survey of the western Celtic Sea and Bay of Biscay.
2. To sample juvenile fish.
3. To sample pelagic fish shoals.
4. To collect tissue samples for racial studies.
Chief scientistStephen J Lockwood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR3/84 cruise report ci3_84.pdf (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Norwegian Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificEnglish Channel, Celtic Sea and Bay of Biscay
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR3/84 cruise track — trk3046.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: continuous for 14 days, recording T only.
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 4
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 4
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 69
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 21