Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR9/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR9/71
Cruise period1971-11-05 — 1971-11-18
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To collect live fish for use at the laboratory:-
a. Plaice for genetics and acoustic tag work;
b. Large halibut for genetic studies;
c. Large turbot for hatchery work.
2. To assess the working of the warp gauges on the main trawl winch.
3. To collect cod and hake tissues for immunogenetics.
4. To estimate the amount of nanoplankton in surface waters during the ships cruise.
5. To measure codworm and herringworm infestation of cod on the Faroe Bank.
6. Standing orders.
Chief scientistColin E Purdom (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR9/71 cruise report ci09_71.pdf — access key 'C' (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: number of samples = 26
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 47
Description: experimental fish work
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 47
Description: experimental fish work