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Prince Madog 2/sept94

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Prince Madog (74PD)
Cruise identifier2/sept94
Cruise period1994-09-12 — 1994-09-14
Port of departureMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Port of returnMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
ObjectivesPart 2 of the September cruise

1) To collect samples of fish from various NMP/EQS sites in the Irish Sea
2) To conduct a routine monitoring survey of the sediments and benthos of the Liverpool Bay sewage sludge disposal site
3) To collect sediment samples from a grid of stations within Liverpool Bay for evaluation of the McLaren sediment transport analysis technique
4) To collect samples of sediment, water and fish from sites within the River Mersey and its approach channel
5) To collect epibenthic samples from two sites in the Solway Firth using 2 M Beam Trawl
6) To collect sediment and benthos samples from a transect of sites across dredged material disposal site Z
7) A 2 m Beam Trawl sample was colleted in the area as part of a regional epibenthic survey

Bad weather prevented the completion of Aim 4 and 5
Chief scientistDavid Stephen Limpenny (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportPrince Madog 2/sept94 cruise report prince_madog_sept94.pdf — access key 'C' (0.89 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea, Liverpool Bay, River Mersey and Solway Firth
Biology and fisheries 
PhytobenthosQuantity: number of samples = 1
Description: 2m beam trawl, regional epibenthic survey
ZoobenthosQuantity: number of samples = 1
Description: 2m beam trawl, regional epibenthic survey
Geology and geophysics 
GrabDescription: grid of stations