RV Cirolana CIR8B/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR8B/71
Cruise period1971-10-15 — 1971-10-27
Port of departureLiverpool, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreat Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Objectives1. A survey with the Tin Tow-Net for herring larvae within the area bounded by Latitude 54N and 6ON, and by 4W and 1OW.
2. Survey of the Porcupine Bank for mackerel.
3. Survey of the Celtic Sea and Eddystone area for pilchard larvae
(Tin Tow-Net), and mackerel (Trawls and Hand Lines).
Chief scientistG C Bolster (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR8B/71 cruise report ci08b_71.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Specific50-59.30N 11.30W-02E
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stations
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: S only
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: stramin net
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 78
Description: tin tow net
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Description: trawl and line