Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/12/94

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/12/94
Cruise period1994-05-02 — 1994-05-06
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesPelagic fish acoustic survey
1. To locate concentrations of sprat and juvenile herring in the western Irish Sea and to investigate predation on zooplankton and ichthyoplankton relative to the densities in the water column as estimated using a Gulf-3 high speed plankton sampler.
2. To re-calibrate the EY-200 echosounder.
3. To try out the new Lebus towing winch.
Chief scientistMike Armstrong (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/12/94 cruise report lf12_94.pdf — access key 'C' (0.17 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern Irish Sea
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/12/94 cruise track — lf12_94track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 6. Site C. Trawl time 16.50. Trawl went to 53 49.4N and 5 43.3W.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 4. Site B. Trawl time 23.15. Trawl went to 53 34.8N and 5 44.3W.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 8. Site C. Trawl time 03.30. Trawl went to 53 49.7N and 5 43.4W.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 2. Site A. Trawl time 03.20. Trawl went to 53 43.2N and 6 00.6W.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 7. Site C. Trawl time 22.25. Trawl went to 53 49.0N and 5 43.5W.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 3. Site B. Trawl time 13.30. Trawl went to 53 34.5N and 5 41.2W.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 5. Site B. Trawl time 03.15. Trawl went to 53 34.9N and 5 42.8W.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Cruise looking at the concentrations of sprat and junveile herring. Looking at the predation on zooplankton. Trawl 1. Site A. Trawl time 22.00. Trawl went to 53 43.7N and 5 59.4W.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 8. Site C. Trawl time 03.30. Trawl went to 53 49.7N and 5 43.4W.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 7. Site C. Trawl time 22.25. Trawl went to 53 49.0N and 5 43.5W.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 5. Site B. Trawl time 03.15. Trawl went to 53 34.9N and 5 42.8W.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 4. Site B. Trawl time 23.15. Trawl went to 53 34.8N and 5 44.3W.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 3. Site B. Trawl time 13.30. Trawl went to 53 34.5N and 5 41.2W.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 2. Site A. Trawl time 03.20. Trawl went to 53 43.2N and 6 00.6W.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 6. Site C. Trawl time 16.50. Trawl went to 53 49.4N and 5 43.3W.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Cruise looking at the concentrations of sprat and junveile herring. Looking at the predation on zooplankton. Trawl 1. Site A. Trawl time 22.00. Trawl went to 53 43.7N and 5 59.4W.