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RV Lough Foyle LF/13/90 (LF0990)

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/13/90 (LF0990)
Cruise period1990-09-01 — 1990-09-20
StatusCompleted
Port of departureTroon, United Kingdom
Port of returnTroon, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To participate in the ICES coordinated herring larval surveys in Division VIa(N).
2. To collect live herring larvae for RNA/DNA analysis as part of an Aberdeen University study.
3. To pick out herring and all other fish larvae during the cruise.
4. To collect surface temperature and salinity data in the survey area.
5. To collect and preserve herring and other fish larvae for otolith studies.
Chief scientistPaul W Rankine (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectHerring Larval Survey
Coordinating bodyICES
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/13/90 (LF0990) cruise report lf13_90.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB)  RV Lough Foyle LF/13/90 (LF0990) cruise report lough_foyle_sep90.pdf (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificScottish north and west coast
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/13/90 (LF0990) cruise track — trk3652a.html RV Lough Foyle LF/13/90 (LF0990) cruise track — trk3652b.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: track kilometres = 3815.12
Description: track t and s
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of hauls = 206
Description: oblique, gulf III and 250u net hauls