RV Lough Foyle LF/12/90
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Lough Foyle (74LG)|
|Cruise period||1990-08-20 — 1990-08-28|
|Port of departure||Belfast, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Belfast, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||Herring acoustic survey in the North Irish Sea
The survey was designed to provide;
1. Biomass estimates based on the ICES statistical squares and other strata.
2. Maximum coverage of the area in the allocated time while taking account of the known distibution pattern of herring in VIIa and their movement around the south of IOM prior to spawning time.
3. Samples of herring and other species for age, maturation and length weight analysis.
|Chief scientist||D P F King (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|General||Irish Sea and St. George's Channel|
|Specific||Irish Sea and North Channel|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 15|
|Geology and geophysics|
|Single-beam echosounding||Description: Continuous throughout the survey.|