Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR11/90

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR11/90
Cruise period1990-11-27 — 1990-12-20
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a groundfish survey using the Portuguese High Headline Trawl.
2. To record temperature and salinity profiles using the CTD.
3. To collect flesh samples from cod, plaice and mackerel from the western Channel for AEP1.
4. To collect otolith samples from possible prey species for future use in prey identification.
5. To collect liver and gas gland material from cod for PML.
6. To freeze any bass caught for studies on maturation and spawning.
7. To collect specimens for the fish identification course.
8. To sample mackerel in the mackerel box.
9. To collect samples for the North Sea Task Force Monitoring Plan.
Chief scientistBrian W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR11/90 cruise report ci11_90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificEastern and Western Channel
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR11/90 cruise track — trk3623.html
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 51
Description: top & and bottom S only
CTD stationsQuantity: number of stations = 49
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 49