Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/11/95 Part B

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/11/95 Part B
Cruise period1995-06-17 — 1995-06-21
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To survey the distribution and abundance of pelagic juvenile gadoids in the Western Irish Sea.
2. To investigate the abundance of fish and Nephrops larvae n the Irish Sea.
3. To collect juvenile fish for growth and stomach content analysis.
4. To screen Nephrops larvae for Hematodinium.
5. To investigate the abundance of euphausiids and other macro zooplankton in the Irish Sea.
6. To collect samples for the University of Liverpool
Chief scientistMark Dickey-Collas (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/11/95 Part B cruise report lf11_95.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/11/95 Part B cruise track — lf11_95track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 4
Description: Hauls 48 to 51 were made in collecting plankton samples.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 21
Description: 14 Gulf samples were made along with hauls 20 to 27.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 20
Description: Using the Gulf III, 17 more stations were sampled and 3 more hauls made with the MIK net.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of samples = 5
Description: 5 MIK hauls were carried out, along with the Gulf III testing.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of samples = 20
Description: Using the Gulf III, 17 more stations were sampled and 3 more hauls made with the MIK net.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of samples = 4
Description: Hauls 48 to 51 were made in collecting plankton samples.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of samples = 5
Description: 5 MIK hauls were carried out, along with the Gulf III testing.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of samples = 21
Description: 14 Gulf samples were made along with hauls 20 to 27.