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R/V Pelagia cruise blog link
If you wish to continue to follow the cruise blog for the Pelagia CoralFISH/HERMIONE cruise, you will find it on the NIOZ website's Pelagia Cruise Diary.
30 Oct 2009 - 11:50 by CoralFISH R/V Pelagia October 2009 |

Pelagia Blog; Monday 19th October. James Keating (Foreign Observer)
We have had the luck of the draw with the weather for the first few days; but on this, Day 4 of the CORALFISH/HERMIONE survey, the Atlantic swell has won.
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27 Oct 2009 - 10:14 by CoralFISH R/V Pelagia October 2009 |

Day 1: The day of the landers
Today marked our first day of work on the HERMIONE/CoralFISH cruise
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27 Oct 2009 - 10:12 by CoralFISH R/V Pelagia October 2009 |

R/V Pelagia in Galway
The R/V Pelagia leaves Galway today (16th October) for a CoralFISH cruise to the North Atlantic, where a number of landers will be deployed as part of the CoralFISH project.
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16 Oct 2009 - 14:18 by CoralFISH R/V Pelagia October 2009 |


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