Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/39/99

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/39/99
Cruise period1999-09-27 — 1999-10-07
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesDemersal fish survey
1. To obtain information on spatial patterns of abundance of differnet size- and age-classes of demersal fish in the northern Irish Sea.
2. To obtain information indices for the ICES assessments of whiting, haddock, cod and herring.
3. To monitor external parasite loads in whiting and cod, by area.
4. To collect samples from squid stomachs for research at the University of Aberdeen.
5. To collect juvenile herring for otolith work at University College Dublin.
Chief scientistMark Dickey-Collas (Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/39/99 cruise report lf39_99.pdf — access key 'C' (0.23 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea and North Channel
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/39/99 cruise track — lf39_99track.pdf (00 MB) 
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Biology and fisheries 
Nekton54° 4' 47" N  5° 32' 47" W — Tow 4. Time 19.11. Depth 68m. Catch 413kg.
Nekton54° 8' 53" N  4° 57' 5" W — Tow 18. Time 11.01. Depth 80m. Catch 92kg.
Nekton54° 27' 17" N  3° 45' 17" W — Tow 23. Time 13.12. Depth 21m. Catch 811kg.
Nekton54° 16' 23" N  4° 53' 35" W — Tow 19. Time 14.24. Depth 67m. Catch 964kg.
Nekton54° 4' 12" N  4° 33' 59" W — Tow 15. Time 21.23. Depth 31m. Catch 1414kg.
Nekton53° 24' 23" N  4° 10' 11" W — Tow 10. Time 08.33. Depth 37m. Catch 105kg.
Nekton53° 54' 59" N  5° 39' 23" W — Tow 6. Time 08.57. Depth 89m. Catch 111kg.
Nekton54° 6' 23" N  4° 28' 17" W — Tow 16. Time 23.07. Depth 34m. Catch 2500kg.
Nekton54° 39' 5" N  4° 30' 53" W — Tow 25. Time 06.20. Depth 31m. Catch 38kg.
Nekton54° 46' 5" N  5° 37' 53" W — Tow 27. Time 19.30. Depth 49m. Catch 177kg.
Nekton54° 55' 47" N  5° 31' 48" W — Tow 26. Time 17.04. Depth 152m. Catch 49kg.
Nekton54° 39' 11" N  3° 51' 59" W — Tow 24. Time 17.01. Depth 32m. Catch 529kg.
Nekton54° 24' 59" N  4° 57' 0" W — Tow 22. Time 07.07. Depth 102m. Catch 355kg.
Nekton54° 7' 11" N  4° 47' 41" W — Tow 21. Time 02.21. Depth 38m. Catch 406kg.
Nekton54° 17' 29" N  4° 43' 23" W — Tow 20. Time 23.24. Depth 22m. Catch 127kg.
Nekton54° 8' 24" N  4° 52' 41" W — Tow 17. Time 09.36. Depth 39m. Catch 63kg.
Nekton54° 23' 47" N  4° 11' 24" W — Tow 14. Time 09.03. Depth 26m. Catch 633kg.
Nekton54° 15' 5" N  3° 44' 29" W — Tow 13. Time 21.03. Depth 37m. Catch 67kg.
Nekton53° 45' 11" N  3° 25' 23" W — Tow 11. Time 10.52. Depth 33m. Catch 118kg.
Nekton53° 35' 11" N  5° 56' 6" W — Tow 9. Time 19.06. Depth 40m. Catch 499kg.
Nekton53° 44' 53" N  5° 45' 11" W — Tow 8. Time 15.47. Depth 72m. Catch 198kg.
Nekton53° 44' 24" N  5° 14' 42" W — Tow 7. Time 13.03. Depth 74m. Catch 99kg.
Nekton53° 54' 59" N  5° 53' 47" W — Tow 5. Time 06.51. Depth 48m. Catch 141kg.
Nekton54° 4' 35" N  5° 10' 53" W — Tow 3. Time 16.29. Depth 106m. Catch 57kg.
Nekton54° 14' 53" N  5° 26' 42" W — Tow 2. Time 13.03. Depth 42m. Catch 281kg.
Nekton54° 24' 53" N  5° 3' 11" W — Collecting data on the demersal fish within the northern Irish Sea. To collect squid and juvenile herring samples. Tow 1. Time 08.53. Depth 95m. Catch 67kg.
Nekton53° 54' 53" N  3° 34' 5" W — Tow 12. Time 14.06. Depth 30m. Catch 364kg.
Demersal fish54° 8' 53" N  4° 57' 5" W — Tow 18. Time 11.01. Depth 80m. Catch 92kg.
Demersal fish54° 4' 47" N  5° 32' 47" W — Tow 4. Time 19.11. Depth 68m. Catch 413kg.
Demersal fish54° 8' 24" N  4° 52' 41" W — Tow 17. Time 09.36. Depth 39m. Catch 63kg.
Demersal fish54° 46' 5" N  5° 37' 53" W — Tow 27. Time 19.30. Depth 49m. Catch 177kg.
Demersal fish54° 23' 47" N  4° 11' 24" W — Tow 14. Time 09.03. Depth 26m. Catch 633kg.
Demersal fish53° 54' 59" N  5° 39' 23" W — Tow 6. Time 08.57. Depth 89m. Catch 111kg.
Demersal fish54° 15' 5" N  3° 44' 29" W — Tow 13. Time 21.03. Depth 37m. Catch 67kg.
Demersal fish54° 55' 47" N  5° 31' 48" W — Tow 26. Time 17.04. Depth 152m. Catch 49kg.
Demersal fish53° 45' 11" N  3° 25' 23" W — Tow 11. Time 10.52. Depth 33m. Catch 118kg.
Demersal fish54° 16' 23" N  4° 53' 35" W — Tow 19. Time 14.24. Depth 67m. Catch 964kg.
Demersal fish53° 35' 11" N  5° 56' 6" W — Tow 9. Time 19.06. Depth 40m. Catch 499kg.
Demersal fish54° 39' 11" N  3° 51' 59" W — Tow 24. Time 17.01. Depth 32m. Catch 529kg.
Demersal fish53° 44' 53" N  5° 45' 11" W — Tow 8. Time 15.47. Depth 72m. Catch 198kg.
Demersal fish54° 6' 23" N  4° 28' 17" W — Tow 16. Time 23.07. Depth 34m. Catch 2500kg.
Demersal fish53° 44' 24" N  5° 14' 42" W — Tow 7. Time 13.03. Depth 74m. Catch 99kg.
Demersal fish54° 24' 59" N  4° 57' 0" W — Tow 22. Time 07.07. Depth 102m. Catch 355kg.
Demersal fish53° 54' 59" N  5° 53' 47" W — Tow 5. Time 06.51. Depth 48m. Catch 141kg.
Demersal fish53° 24' 23" N  4° 10' 11" W — Tow 10. Time 08.33. Depth 37m. Catch 105kg.
Demersal fish54° 4' 35" N  5° 10' 53" W — Tow 3. Time 16.29. Depth 106m. Catch 57kg.
Demersal fish54° 7' 11" N  4° 47' 41" W — Tow 21. Time 02.21. Depth 38m. Catch 406kg.
Demersal fish54° 14' 53" N  5° 26' 42" W — Tow 2. Time 13.03. Depth 42m. Catch 281kg.
Demersal fish54° 39' 5" N  4° 30' 53" W — Tow 25. Time 06.20. Depth 31m. Catch 38kg.
Demersal fish54° 24' 53" N  5° 3' 11" W — Collecting data on the demersal fish within the northern Irish Sea. To collect squid and juvenile herring samples. Tow 1. Time 08.53. Depth 95m. Catch 67kg.
Demersal fish54° 17' 29" N  4° 43' 23" W — Tow 20. Time 23.24. Depth 22m. Catch 127kg.
Demersal fish53° 54' 53" N  3° 34' 5" W — Tow 12. Time 14.06. Depth 30m. Catch 364kg.
Demersal fish54° 4' 12" N  4° 33' 59" W — Tow 15. Time 21.23. Depth 31m. Catch 1414kg.
Demersal fish54° 27' 17" N  3° 45' 17" W — Tow 23. Time 13.12. Depth 21m. Catch 811kg.