Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR5B/87

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR5B/87
Cruise period1987-05-26 — 1987-06-07
StatusCompleted
Port of departureWorkington, United Kingdom
Port of returnPlymouth, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To determine the rates and processes of primary and secondary production in different regions of the Irish Sea.
2. To assess the vertical and horizontal availability of food for fish larvae in relation to hydrographic conditions.
3. To determine the nutritional status of fish larvae in relation to feeding conditions.
4. To relate periods of high larval mortality to local feeding conditions.
Chief scientistKeith M Brander (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR5B/87 cruise report ci5b_87.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stations
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 91
Description: worked with standard plankton net.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 91
Description: worked with standard plankton net.