Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR3/93

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR3/93
Cruise period1993-03-02 — 1993-03-30
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.
4. To collect ovary samples for fecundity studies of any large mackerel that are caught. No suitable large mackerel were caught.
5. To obtain data on stomach contents to supplement the data collected in previous years.
6. To obtain data on development rates of eggs of selected fish species.
7. To obtain megrim ovaries for fecundity studies.
Chief scientistBrian W Jones (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR3/93 cruise report ci3_93.pdf — access key 'C' (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificSW Ireland, SW Approaches, Northern Biscay
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR3/93 cruise track — trk3838.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 61
Description: Catch survey
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: Recruitment & maturity studies