RV Lough Foyle LF/07/90
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Lough Foyle (74LG)|
|Cruise period||1990-04-23 — 1990-04-27|
|Port of departure||Belfast, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Belfast, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||NW Irish Sea Nephrops stocks
1. To further test the newly purchased Nephrops fishing gear at sea.
2. To survey the Nephrops fishing grounds of the NW Irish Sea in order to identify suitable stations for future work on Nephrops.
3. To sample stations identified during the February Nephrops cruise.
4. To quantify fish by-catch species with particular reference to whiting.
|Chief scientist||Richard P Briggs (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)|
|Cruise report||(0.12 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Specific||Western Irish Sea|
|Track charts||(00 MB)|
|Surface measurements underway (T,S)||Quantity: number of stations = 26|
Description: T only
|Biology and fisheries|
|Crustaceans||Quantity: number of stations = 26|
Description: Nephrop size composition survey.