Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR1/86

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR1/86
Cruise period1986-01-03 — 1986-01-23
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To undertake an acoustic survey of pelagic shoals in the English Channel.
2. To identify pelagic fish shoals by trawling and to take biological samples.
3. To tag bass.
4. To trawl for female plaice and study the physiology and endoncrinology of sexual maturation.
Chief scientistStephen J Lockwood (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR1/86 cruise report ci1_86.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificEnglish Channel and Brittany Peninsula
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR1/86 cruise track — trk3235.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: activity duration in days = 21
Description: thermograph record
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: acoustic stations
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 7
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 20