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Cruise inventory

Prince Madog 33/89

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Prince Madog (74PD)
Cruise identifier33/89
Cruise period1989-09-11 — 1989-09-14
Port of departureMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Port of returnMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To collect fish samples from Liverpool and Morecambe Bays, for EQS submissions to EC and Oslo/Paris commissions.
2. To undertake fish disease studies at selected sites in these areas.
3. To collect samples of fish at sites to the southeast of the Isle of Man, as a continuation of the study on spatial variation in contaminant concentration.
Chief scientistAndrew Franklin (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportPrince Madog 33/89 cruise report prince_madog33_89.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorth-eastern Irish Sea
Track chartsPrince Madog 33/89 cruise track — prince_madog33_89track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: A number of samples of fish from Liverpool and Morcambe Baywere collected. No. of samples not noted.
Demersal fishDescription: Samples of mackerel, ray, dogfish and whiting were obtained off of the Isle of Man. No. of samples not noted.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of specimens = 750
Description: A number of dab were examined for disease, which showed the rate of disease appears to have remained constant.