Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR4/92

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR4/92
Cruise period1992-03-17 — 1992-04-14
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a trawl survey of the western Celtic Sea.
2. To sample juvenile fish.
3. To collect Bass samples for maturity studies. No bass were caught.
4. To collect samples of 1-group hake for the Instituto Español de Oceanografia, Vigo, for immunogenetic studies.
5. To collect mackerel gonad samples for fecundity studies.
6. To obtain data on stomach contents to fill gaps in the data set collected last year.
7. To obtain data on development rates of megrim eggs.
8. To obtain megrim ovaries for fecundity studies.
Chief scientistBrian W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR4/92 cruise report ci4_92.pdf — access key 'C' (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificCeltic Sea, SW Approaches, W English Channel
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR4/92 cruise track — trk3722.html
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 7
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 7
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 67