RV Cirolana CIR3/85

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR3/85
Cruise period1985-03-08 — 1985-04-03
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a depth stratified survey of the Celtic Sea and Bay of Biscay.
2. To sample juvenile fish concentrations.
3. To sample pelagic fish shoals.
4. To sample cod in the Celtic Deeps over 24h periods.
Chief scientistStephen J Lockwood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR3/85 cruise report ci3_85.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Bristol Channel
Bay of Biscay
SpecificWestern English Channel, Celtic Sea, Bay of Biscay
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR3/85 cruise track — trk3115.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: S only
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 51
Description: S surface only
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 94
Description: sixty trawl hauls were made with the Portuguese high headline trawl, the remaining thirty four hauls were made with the 2m young flatfish beam trawl.