Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/01/89

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/01/89
Cruise period1989-06-06 — 1989-06-23
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a survey for mackerel eggs on the spawning grounds of the 'western' mackerel stock.
2. To sample mackrel concentrations in the spawning area.
3. To obtain mackerel ovaries for estimation of atresia.
4. To monitor temperature, salinity and chlorophyll in the sampling area.
Chief scientistMartin Walsh (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/01/89 cruise report lough_foyle_jun89.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth, west and south of Ireland, North Channel
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/01/89 cruise track — trk3548.html RV Lough Foyle LF/01/89 cruise track — trk3548b.html
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: DURATION OF CRUISE
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 100
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 9