RV Lough Foyle LF/13/90 (LF0990)
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Lough Foyle (74LG)|
|Cruise identifier||LF/13/90 (LF0990)|
|Cruise period||1990-09-01 — 1990-09-20|
|Port of departure||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Troon, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. 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 scientist||Paul W Rankine (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Project||Herring Larval Survey|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB) (0.13 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
|Specific||Scottish north and west coast|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: track kilometres = 3815.12|
Description: track t and s
|Biology and fisheries|
|Eggs and larvae||Quantity: number of hauls = 206|
Description: oblique, gulf III and 250u net hauls