Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/08/98

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/08/98
Cruise period1998-02-16 — 1998-02-19
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesNW Irish Sea scallop stocks
1. To survey the scallop, Pecten maximus grounds off the County Down coast and collect the following scallop data:
a) catch per unit effort
b) age composition
c) weight, height and length of individual scallops
d) retain scallop shell samples for morphometric study
e) abductor muscle weight
f) gonad weight from selected samples
Chief scientistRichard P Briggs (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/08/98 cruise report lf08_98.pdf — access key 'C' (0.26 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNW Irish Sea and North Channel
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Biology and fisheries 
Molluscs54° 20' 53" N  5° 25' 21" W — Tow 20. Tow went to 54 20.60N and 5 26.80W. No. of scallops caught 26.7.
Molluscs54° 48' 43" N  5° 40' 53" W — Tow 2. Tow went to 54 46.86N and 5 40.51W. No. of scallops caught 34.1.
Molluscs54° 47' 23" N  5° 39' 55" W — To survey scallop grounds and collect data, to gather samples of the scallop abductor muscles and identify macrofauna associated with scallops. Tow 1. Tow went to 54 48.23N and 5 40.52W. No. of scallops caught 27.8.
Molluscs54° 48' 37" N  5° 40' 56" W — Tow 4. Tow went to 54 46.98N and 5 40.42W. No. of scallops caught 58.6.
Molluscs54° 47' 12" N  5° 40' 49" W — Tow 5. Tow went to 54 48.33N and 5 40.67W. No. of scallops caught 21.1.
Molluscs54° 48' 11" N  5° 40' 50" W — Tow 6. Tow went to 54 46.96N and 5 40.67W. No. of scallops caught 8.3.
Molluscs54° 46' 32" N  5° 40' 6" W — Tow 7. Tow went to 54 44.96N and 5 40.60W. No. of scallops caught 1.9.
Molluscs54° 45' 3" N  5° 40' 22" W — Tow 8. Tow went to 54 46.41N and 5 39.73W. No. of scallops caught 24.5.
Molluscs54° 43' 20" N  5° 41' 8" W — Tow 9. Tow went to 54 43.23N and 5 39.14W. No. of scallops caught 3.5.
Molluscs54° 37' 58" N  5° 26' 0" W — Tow 10. Tow went to 54 36.22N and 5 25.89W. No. of scallops caught 5.9.
Molluscs54° 36' 20" N  5° 25' 34" W — Tow 11. Tow went to 54 34.92N and 5 25.00W. No. of scallops caught 19.6.
Molluscs54° 34' 9" N  5° 23' 53" W — Tow 12. Tow went to 54 32.88N and 5 23.17W. No. of scallops caught 26.4.
Molluscs54° 34' 22" N  5° 25' 58" W — Tow 13. Tow went to 54 35.73N and 5 26.42W. No. of scallops caught 29.1.
Molluscs54° 36' 22" N  5° 26' 58" W — Tow 14. Tow went to 54 37.71N and 5 27.94W. No. of scallops caught 4.7.
Molluscs54° 37' 31" N  5° 29' 11" W — Tow 15. Tow went to 54 36.45N and 5 28.41W. No. of scallops caught 45.7.
Molluscs54° 29' 47" N  5° 22' 32" W — Tow 16. Tow went to 54 28.50N and 5 22.20W. No. of scallops caught 3.3.
Molluscs54° 28' 5" N  5° 22' 17" W — Tow 17. Tow went to 54 26.99N and 5 22.16W. No. of scallops caught 25.9.
Molluscs54° 23' 14" N  5° 22' 33" W — Tow 18. Tow went to 54 22.35N and 5 23.38W. No. of scallops caught 22.0.
Molluscs54° 23' 24" N  5° 22' 35" W — Tow 19. Tow went to 54 21.75N and 5 24.00W. No. of scallops caught 42.2.
Molluscs54° 20' 35" N  5° 26' 33" W — Tow 21. Tow went to 54 21.00N and 5 24.06W. No. of scallops caught 20.9.
Molluscs54° 20' 58" N  5° 24' 2" W — Tow 22. Tow went to 54 20.09N and 5 25.52W. No. of scallops caught 25.8W.
Molluscs54° 20' 30" N  5° 24' 0" W — Tow 23. Tow went to 54 22.07N and 5 22.99W. No. of scallops caught 29.7.
Molluscs54° 42' 7" N  5° 36' 28" W — Tow 24. Tow went to 54 41.66N and 5 34.88W. No. of scallops caught 3.0.
Molluscs54° 43' 28" N  5° 34' 1" W — Tow 26. Tow went to 54 44.57N and 5 35.55W. No. of scallops caught 2.1.
Molluscs54° 44' 44" N  5° 32' 59" W — Tow 27. Tow went to 54 43.91N and 5 31.34W. No. of scallops caught 0.0.
Molluscs54° 41' 25" N  5° 33' 46" W — Tow 25. Tow went to 54 42.42N and 5 34.94W. No. of scallops caught 25.4.
Molluscs54° 46' 43" N  5° 40' 18" W — Tow 3. Tow went to 54 48.36N and 5 40.63W. No. of scallops caught 16.3.