Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/49/96

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/49/96
Cruise period1996-12-08 — 1996-12-12
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesPelagic fish acoustic survey
To estimate the distribution, biomass and age-composition of herring inside the eastern Irish Sea closed box for herring fishing (within 12 miles of the south coast of Scotland, west coast of England and north coast of Wales).
Chief scientistMike Armstrong (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/49/96 cruise report lf49_96.pdf — access key 'C' (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificEastern Irish Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 5. Time 18.45. Mean depth 24m. Catch 94kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 10. Time 08.11. Mean depth 22. Catch 51kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Looking at the age, biomass and distribution of herring. Tow 1. Time 20.00. Mean depth 48m. Catch 112kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 2. Time 08.29. Mean depth 21m. Catch 195kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 3. Time 11.33. Mean depth 29m. Catch 47kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 11. Time 10.50. Mean depth 22m. Catch 18m.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 6. Time 07.18. Mean depth 37m. Catch 91kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 7. Time 10.24. Mean depth 30m. Catch 6kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 8. Time 13.05. Mean depth 51m. Catch 120kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 9. Time 16.13. Mean depth 25m. Catch 900kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 1
Description: Tow 4. Time 14.27. Mean depth 22m. Catch 1000kg.