RV Cirolana CIR3/87
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1987-03-03 — 1987-03-26|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To carry out a trawl survey of the Western English Channel, Celtic Sea and Bay of Biscay as part of a continuing programme of stock monitoring in the area.
2. To sample pelagic fish shoals.
3. To undertake mackerel selectivity experiments if suitable shoals are located.
|Chief scientist||David J Symonds (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.12 MB)|
Bay of Biscay
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||English Channel, Celtic Sea and Bay of Biscay|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Demersal fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 61|
Description: hauls of 1h duration were made with the Portuguese High Headline Trawl.