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RV Lough Foyle LF33/99

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF33/99
Cruise period1999-08-16 — 1999-08-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesNephrops and associated fauna
1. To collect data on spatial patterns of Nephrops and bycatch abundance.
2. To use a small beam trawl to sample juvenile Nephrops and small associated taxa at each station.
3. To collect live Nephrops, tissue samples and perform Nephrops holding experiments as part of QUB postgraduate project (N. McQuaid).
4. To assess the prevalence of the dinoflagellate parasite Hematodinium in Nephrops catches.
5. To trawl new stations on the eastern Irish Sea Nephrops grounds.
6. To retain live Nephrops in deck tanks.
7. To take gill arch tissue from haddock, whiting, megrim and hake for a CEFAS genetics study.
8. To collect data towards an ongoing survey of marine litter.
9. To remove otoliths from haddock and whiting for an EFAN workshop in Crete.
10 . To serve as a training course in fish taxonomy for personnel (R. Senior and N. Godden) engaged in an EU funded discard project.
11. To collect Nephrops from selected stations for PAH determination.
Chief scientistRichard P Briggs (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF33/99 cruise report lf33_99.pdf — access key 'C' (0.16 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fish54° 13' 32" N  5° 18' 3" W — Tow 2. Station 2. Depth 76.0m. Nephrops nm-1 55.9.
Demersal fish54° 19' 4" N  3° 44' 20" W — Tow 32. Station 309. Depth 34.5m. Nephrops nm-1 40.4
Demersal fish54° 19' 42" N  3° 47' 5" W — Tow 30. Station 307. Depth 39.0m. Nephrops nm-1 72.4.
Demersal fish54° 24' 24" N  3° 45' 17" W — Tow 29. Station 306. Depth 29.5m. Nephrops nm-1 1.8.
Demersal fish54° 22' 41" N  3° 37' 24" W — Tow 28. Station 303. Depth 21.0m. Nephrops nm-1 0.3.
Demersal fish54° 14' 6" N  3° 38' 24" W — Tow 27. Station 305. Depth 29.5m. Nephrops nm-1 4.0.
Demersal fish54° 16' 42" N  3° 42' 38" W — Tow 26. Station 304. Depth 36.5m. Nephrops nm-1 0.9.
Demersal fish54° 21' 4" N  3° 46' 2" W — Tow 25. Station 302. Depth 38.0m. Nephrops nm-1 47.2.
Demersal fish54° 20' 2" N  3° 55' 22" W — Tow 24. Station 301. Depth 38.0m. Nephrops nm-1 40.3.
Demersal fish53° 38' 4" N  5° 39' 0" W — Tow 23. Station 104. Depth 91.0m. Nephrops nm-1 5.3.
Demersal fish53° 29' 34" N  5° 38' 47" W — Tow 22. Station 105. Depth 72.5m. Nephrops nm-1 35.7.
Demersal fish53° 37' 0" N  5° 42' 54" W — Tow 21. Station 106. Depth 75.5m. Nephrops nm-1 80.0.
Demersal fish53° 34' 37" N  5° 52' 47" W — Tow 20. Station 200. Depth 48.5m. Nephrops nm-1 20.6.
Demersal fish53° 38' 31" N  5° 25' 57" W — Tow 19. Station 103. Depth 96.0m. Nephrops nm-1 3.8.
Demersal fish53° 47' 35" N  5° 21' 59" W — Tow 18. Station 102. Depth 90.0m. Nephrops nm-1 91.2.
Demersal fish53° 46' 33" N  5° 40' 58" W — Tow 17. Station 107. Depth 82.5m. Nephrops nm-1 155.6
Demersal fish53° 56' 53" N  5° 45' 59" W — Tow 15. Station 207. Depth 49.5m. Nephrops nm-1 115.3.
Demersal fish53° 51' 7" N  5° 7' 2" W — Tow 14. Station 108. Depth 65.0m. Nephrops nm-1 93.3.
Demersal fish53° 55' 5" N  5° 21' 19" W — Tow 13. Station 101. Depth 112.0m Nephrops nm-1 19.0
Demersal fish54° 4' 40" N  5° 31' 8" W — Tow 11. Station 15. Depth 68.5m. Nephrops nm-1 86.3.
Demersal fish54° 6' 26" N  5° 35' 56" W — Tow 10. Station 30. Depth 46.0m. Nephrops nm-1 41.5.
Demersal fish53° 57' 59" N  5° 23' 36" W — Tow 9. Station 10. Depth 96.0m Nephrops nm-1 35.6.
Demersal fish54° 1' 56" N  5° 21' 50" W — Tow 8. Station 20. Depth 98.5m. Nephrops nm-1 53.3.
Demersal fish54° 6' 2" N  5° 19' 1" W — Tow 7. Station 109. Depth 98.5m. Nephrops nm-1 36.7.
Demersal fish54° 6' 57" N  5° 8' 50" W — Tow 6. Station 209. Depth 113.0m. Nephrops nm-1 9.5.
Demersal fish54° 6' 40" N  5° 2' 18" W — Tow 5. Station 208. Depth 76.5m. Nephrops nm-1 235.5.
Demersal fish54° 8' 28" N  5° 27' 26" W — Tow 4. Station 17. Depth 54.0m. Nephrops nm-1 81.7.
Demersal fish54° 13' 11" N  5° 22' 48" W — Tow 3. Station 35. Depth 54.0m. Nephrops nm-1 103.6.
Demersal fish54° 16' 34" N  3° 45' 46" W — Tow 31. Station 308. Depth 35.5m. Nephrops nm-1 7.1.
Demersal fish53° 52' 14" N  5° 39' 31" W — Tow 16. Station 8. Depth 85.5m. Nephrops nm-1 98.2.
Demersal fish53° 53' 9" N  5° 27' 53" W — Tow 12. Station 7. Depth 95.0m Nephrops nm-1 24.2
Demersal fish54° 16' 24" N  5° 15' 49" W — To collect data on Nephrops abundance and gather Nephrops samples. To gather tissue from demersal fish. Tow 1. Station 1. Depth 77.0m. Nephrops nm-1 37.1.
Crustaceans54° 16' 24" N  5° 15' 49" W — To collect data on Nephrops abundance and gather Nephrops samples. To gather tissue from demersal fish. Tow 1. Station 1. Depth 77.0m. Nephrops nm-1 37.1.
Crustaceans54° 13' 32" N  5° 18' 3" W — Tow 2. Station 2. Depth 76.0m. Nephrops nm-1 55.9.
Crustaceans54° 20' 2" N  3° 55' 22" W — Tow 24. Station 301. Depth 38.0m. Nephrops nm-1 40.3.
Crustaceans53° 51' 7" N  5° 7' 2" W — Tow 14. Station 108. Depth 65.0m. Nephrops nm-1 93.3.
Crustaceans54° 22' 41" N  3° 37' 24" W — Tow 28. Station 303. Depth 21.0m. Nephrops nm-1 0.3.
Crustaceans53° 55' 5" N  5° 21' 19" W — Tow 13. Station 101. Depth 112.0m Nephrops nm-1 19.0
Crustaceans53° 38' 4" N  5° 39' 0" W — Tow 23. Station 104. Depth 91.0m. Nephrops nm-1 5.3.
Crustaceans54° 4' 40" N  5° 31' 8" W — Tow 11. Station 15. Depth 68.5m. Nephrops nm-1 86.3.
Crustaceans54° 19' 42" N  3° 47' 5" W — Tow 30. Station 307. Depth 39.0m. Nephrops nm-1 72.4.
Crustaceans54° 6' 26" N  5° 35' 56" W — Tow 10. Station 30. Depth 46.0m. Nephrops nm-1 41.5.
Crustaceans53° 29' 34" N  5° 38' 47" W — Tow 22. Station 105. Depth 72.5m. Nephrops nm-1 35.7.
Crustaceans53° 57' 59" N  5° 23' 36" W — Tow 9. Station 10. Depth 96.0m Nephrops nm-1 35.6.
Crustaceans54° 14' 6" N  3° 38' 24" W — Tow 27. Station 305. Depth 29.5m. Nephrops nm-1 4.0.
Crustaceans54° 1' 56" N  5° 21' 50" W — Tow 8. Station 20. Depth 98.5m. Nephrops nm-1 53.3.
Crustaceans53° 37' 0" N  5° 42' 54" W — Tow 21. Station 106. Depth 75.5m. Nephrops nm-1 80.0.
Crustaceans54° 6' 2" N  5° 19' 1" W — Tow 7. Station 109. Depth 98.5m. Nephrops nm-1 36.7.
Crustaceans54° 19' 4" N  3° 44' 20" W — Tow 32. Station 309. Depth 34.5m. Nephrops nm-1 40.4
Crustaceans54° 6' 57" N  5° 8' 50" W — Tow 6. Station 209. Depth 113.0m. Nephrops nm-1 9.5.
Crustaceans53° 34' 37" N  5° 52' 47" W — Tow 20. Station 200. Depth 48.5m. Nephrops nm-1 20.6.
Crustaceans54° 6' 40" N  5° 2' 18" W — Tow 5. Station 208. Depth 76.5m. Nephrops nm-1 235.5.
Crustaceans54° 16' 42" N  3° 42' 38" W — Tow 26. Station 304. Depth 36.5m. Nephrops nm-1 0.9.
Crustaceans54° 8' 28" N  5° 27' 26" W — Tow 4. Station 17. Depth 54.0m. Nephrops nm-1 81.7.
Crustaceans53° 38' 31" N  5° 25' 57" W — Tow 19. Station 103. Depth 96.0m. Nephrops nm-1 3.8.
Crustaceans54° 13' 11" N  5° 22' 48" W — Tow 3. Station 35. Depth 54.0m. Nephrops nm-1 103.6.
Crustaceans54° 24' 24" N  3° 45' 17" W — Tow 29. Station 306. Depth 29.5m. Nephrops nm-1 1.8.
Crustaceans54° 16' 34" N  3° 45' 46" W — Tow 31. Station 308. Depth 35.5m. Nephrops nm-1 7.1.
Crustaceans53° 47' 35" N  5° 21' 59" W — Tow 18. Station 102. Depth 90.0m. Nephrops nm-1 91.2.
Crustaceans53° 52' 14" N  5° 39' 31" W — Tow 16. Station 8. Depth 85.5m. Nephrops nm-1 98.2.
Crustaceans54° 21' 4" N  3° 46' 2" W — Tow 25. Station 302. Depth 38.0m. Nephrops nm-1 47.2.
Crustaceans53° 53' 9" N  5° 27' 53" W — Tow 12. Station 7. Depth 95.0m Nephrops nm-1 24.2
Crustaceans53° 46' 33" N  5° 40' 58" W — Tow 17. Station 107. Depth 82.5m. Nephrops nm-1 155.6
Crustaceans53° 56' 53" N  5° 45' 59" W — Tow 15. Station 207. Depth 49.5m. Nephrops nm-1 115.3.