Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/36/96

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/36/96
Cruise period1996-09-01 — 1996-09-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesPelagic fish acoustic survey
1. To estimate the distribution, biomass and age-composition of herring in the northern Irish Sea.
2. To determine the distribution, biomass and age-composition of sprat in the northern Irish Sea.
3. To relate the distribution and abundance of seabirds to the distribution of acoustic targets along the survey track.
Chief scientistMike Armstrong (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/36/96 cruise report lf36_96.pdf — access key 'C' (0.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea and North Channel
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/36/96 cruise track — lf36_96track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 7. Time 13.45. Mean depth 35m. Catch 2000kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 15. Time 19.04. Mean depth 139m. Catch 13kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 9. Time 19.00. Mean depth 38m. Catch 39kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 26. Time 08.39. Mean depth 36m. Catch 1001kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 6. Time 08.47. Mean depth 76m. Catch 91kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 25. Time 18.18. Mean depth 35m. Catch 181kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 17. Time 09.44. Mean depth 126m. Catch 16kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 24. Time 18.40. Mean depth 33m. Catch 75kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 5. Time 04.30. Mean depth 41m. Catch 888kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 23. Time 15.06. Mean depth 77m. Catch 88kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 20. Time 21.07. Mean depth 39m. Catch 142kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 22. Time 12.27. Mean depth 74m. Catch 110kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 2. Time 04.44. Mean depth 41m. Catch 225kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 19. Time 15.22. Mean depth 41m. Catch 500kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 16. Time 21.20. Mean depth 23m. Catch 67kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 18. Time 13.07. Mean depth 22m. Catch 30kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: To estimate the herring, sprat and seabird populations along the survey track in the northern Irish Sea. Tow 1. Time 12.32. Mean depth 26m. Catch 26kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 14. Time 11.29. Mean depth 25m. Catch 116kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 4. Time 22.00. Mean depth 29m. Catch 1000kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 12. Time 06.05. Mean depth 69m. Catch 10kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 21. Time 08.48. Mean depth 108m. Catch 59kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 11. Time 12.50. Mean depth 31m. Catch 100kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 13. Time 08.44. Mean depth 25m. Catch 11kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 10. Time 06.43. Mean depth 71m. Catch 80kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 3. Time 13.30. Mean depth 44m. Catch 5kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 8. Time 15.43. Mean depth 51m. Catch 109kg.
BirdsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 27. Time 11.13. Mean depth 35m. Catch 413kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 15. Time 19.04. Mean depth 139m. Catch 13kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 27. Time 11.13. Mean depth 35m. Catch 413kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 26. Time 08.39. Mean depth 36m. Catch 1001kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 25. Time 18.18. Mean depth 35m. Catch 181kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 24. Time 18.40. Mean depth 33m. Catch 75kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 23. Time 15.06. Mean depth 77m. Catch 88kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 22. Time 12.27. Mean depth 74m. Catch 110kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 19. Time 15.22. Mean depth 41m. Catch 500kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 18. Time 13.07. Mean depth 22m. Catch 30kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 14. Time 11.29. Mean depth 25m. Catch 116kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 12. Time 06.05. Mean depth 69m. Catch 10kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 11. Time 12.50. Mean depth 31m. Catch 100kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 10. Time 06.43. Mean depth 71m. Catch 80kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 7. Time 13.45. Mean depth 35m. Catch 2000kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 6. Time 08.47. Mean depth 76m. Catch 91kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 5. Time 04.30. Mean depth 41m. Catch 888kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 2. Time 04.44. Mean depth 41m. Catch 225kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: To estimate the herring, sprat and seabird populations along the survey track in the northern Irish Sea. Tow 1. Time 12.32. Mean depth 26m. Catch 26kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 21. Time 08.48. Mean depth 108m. Catch 59kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 3. Time 13.30. Mean depth 44m. Catch 5kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 17. Time 09.44. Mean depth 126m. Catch 16kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 16. Time 21.20. Mean depth 23m. Catch 67kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 13. Time 08.44. Mean depth 25m. Catch 11kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 20. Time 21.07. Mean depth 39m. Catch 142kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 9. Time 19.00. Mean depth 38m. Catch 39kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 4. Time 22.00. Mean depth 29m. Catch 1000kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 8. Time 15.43. Mean depth 51m. Catch 109kg.