Girl Irene

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship nameGirl Irene
Cruise period1990-10-11 — 1990-10-16
Objectives1) To carry out a groundfish survey along North Wales Coast
2) To collect samples of otoliths of commercial species
3) To obtain samples of ungutted plaice and whiting for contaminant trend analysis work
Chief scientistMartin R Vince (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportGirl Irene  cruise report girl_irene_oct90.pdf (0.39 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNE Irish Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 23
Description: valid stations. Stratified samples of otoliths were collected from plaice (292), sole (39), cod (30) and whiting (141)