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Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR2/88

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR2/88
Cruise period1988-02-02 — 1988-02-22
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To participate in the ICES International Young Fish Survey.
2. To sample post-larval herring, sprat and eel, and volumetric assessments of krill, using the Isaacs Kidd midwater trawl.
3. To take surface and bottom temperature and salinity readings and collect nutrient samples on each trawl station.
4. To measure nutrients in-situ and investigate various preservation regimes for samples.
5. To collect and preserve stomachs of Raja radiata for the Danish Institute for Fisheries and Marine research.
6. To replenish stocks of specimens for fish identification courses.
7. To collect and preserve tissues from Myxine glutinosa for Dr.Holland, University of Oxford.
8. To collect biological samples including ovaries from long rough dabs for Mr Ntiba.
9. To collect livers from dabs from 3 areas for D Bucke (Weymouth).
10. To record the incidence of ulcerated cod for D Bucke.
Chief scientistC Timothy Macer (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR2/88 cruise report ci2_88.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR2/88 cruise track — ci2_88track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 45
Description: top & bottom only
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 45
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 45
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 45
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 45
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 33
Description: surveyed using Isaacs-Kidd net.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 43
Other biological/fisheries measurementQuantity: number of hauls = 66
Description: larval fish survey