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RV Lough Foyle LF/19/91

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/19/91
Cruise period1991-07-28 — 1991-08-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesHerring acoustic survey
1. To estimate the biomass and population structure of the Mourne and Manx herring stock by means of echo-intergration and midwater trawling
2. To fully test the recently acquired HADAS package for echo-intergration under survey conditions.
Chief scientistMike Armstrong (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/19/91 cruise report lf19_91.pdf — access key 'C' (0.33 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/19/91 cruise track — lf19_91track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of stations = 16
Description: Survey to estimate the biomass and population structure of the Mourne and Manx herring stocks.
Acoustic reflection on marine organisms.