RV Cirolana CIR2/96
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Cirolana (74CZ)|
|Cruise period||1996-02-07 — 1996-02-16|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||To carry out an acoustic search and fishing survey of the restricted area commonly referred to as the south-west mackerel box to obtain information on:
(i) Distribution, size, age and maturity of mackerel.
(ii) Distribution and size composition of other pelagic species.
(iii) Size composition of other species caught.
|Chief scientist||John Casey (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
|Specific||Celtic Sea, South-western Approaches, western English Channel|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Birds||Quantity: activity duration in days = 1|
Description: days sea bird survey
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 5|
Description: mid water trawl
|Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.||Description: survey for pelagic fish|