RV Lough Foyle LF/11/90
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Lough Foyle (74LG)|
|Cruise period||1990-08-08 — 1990-08-17|
|Port of departure||Belfast, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Belfast, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||Square panel prawn net trial
1. To film the fishing performance of a Nephrops trawl net fitted with a panel of square mesh and to compare this performance to that of a conventional net.
2. To carry out a quantitative assessment of catch rates of a Nephrops trawl net with a square mesh panel compared to a conventional net using the alternative haul technique.
3. To collect water samples from selected stations for chemical analysis.
|Chief scientist||Richard P Briggs (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)|
|Cruise report||(0.16 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Specific||Western Irish Sea.|
|Track charts||(00 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of hauls = 22|
Description: Assessment of catch rates.
|Other biological/fisheries measurement||Quantity: activity duration in hours = 10|
Description: Filming of the fishing performance