Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/26/97

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/26/97
Cruise period1997-06-22 — 1997-06-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesJuvenile gadoid study
1. To investigate the abundance and geographic distribution of juvenile gadoids in the western Irish Sea.
2. To collect samples for the validation of whiting otolith primary increment deposition.
3. To investigate the factors determining the vertical distribution of zooplankton and ichthyoplankton in the western Irish Sea
Chief scientistMark Dickey-Collas (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/26/97 cruise report lf26_97.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern Irish Sea
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/26/97 cruise track — lf26_97track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 11
Description: 11 plankton stations were sampled.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 13
Description: 13 plankton stations were sampled.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 7
Description: 7 MIK stations were sampled.
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: To investigate the abundance and distribution of juvenile gadoids. To collect whiting samples. To determin the vertical distribution of zooplankton. 2 MIK stations were worked.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 7
Description: 7 MIK stations were sampled.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 11
Description: 11 plankton stations were sampled.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 2
Description: To investigate the abundance and distribution of juvenile gadoids. To collect whiting samples. To determin the vertical distribution of zooplankton. 2 MIK stations were worked.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 13
Description: 13 plankton stations were sampled.