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Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR2/89

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR2/89
Cruise period1989-01-27 — 1989-02-23
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 make volumetric assessments of krill using the Isaacs Kidd midwater trawl.
3. To take, at each bottom trawling location, surface and bottom temperature and salinity readings and collect nutrient samples.
4. To measure nutrients in situ and investigate various preservation regimes for samples.
5. To make on GOV trawl haul in each rectangle of sub-areas 61, 62, 65 and 66.
6. To replenish stocks of specimens for fish identification courses.
Chief scientistW G Parnell (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR2/89 cruise report ci2_89.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificNorth Sea
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR2/89 cruise track — trk3500.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 68
Description: top & bottom 6 with surface S only
Chemical oceanography 
PhosphateQuantity: number of stations = 61
NitrateQuantity: number of stations = 61
NitriteQuantity: number of stations = 57
SilicateQuantity: number of stations = 60
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 60
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 57