RV Cirolana CIR3B/73

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR3B/73
Cruise period1973-03-13 — 1973-04-04
Port of departureGreenock, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey the southern Barents Sea for codling.
2. To sample nanoplankton.
3. To record activity from the cod pineal.
4. To collect endocrine glands from a number of fish species.
Chief scientistDavid H Cushing (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR3B/73 cruise report ci03b_73.pdf (0.20 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralBarents Sea
North Atlantic Ocean
North Sea
Norwegian Sea
Specific54-00N;04-00W to 73-00N;39-00E
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 32
Description: T bottom 62 T surface
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Quantity: activity duration in days = 15
Description: chlorophyll determined by Turner fluorometer (continuous)
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 5
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 16
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 16
Other biological/fisheries measurementDescription: deep scattering layers
Occasional standard measurements
Other meteorological measurementsDescription: sea and swell