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RV Lough Foyle LF/34/98

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/34/98
Cruise period1998-08-16 — 1998-08-27
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To film the seabed at the established stations sampled during previous cruises.
2. To take beam trawl samples of epifauna at each station.
3. To continue a RoxAnn survey of the western Irish Sea initiated in 1997.
4. To collect data on spatial patterns of Nephrops and bycatch abundance.
5. To collect Nephrops for in vitro studies at C-mar/QUB, Portaferry.
6. To assess the prevalence of the dinoflagellate parasite Hematodinium in Nephrops catches.
7. To collect data and samples of sprat and herring for a population/feeding study.
8. To retain live specimens of selected cephalopod species and the crab Gonoplax rhomboides for 'Exploris' in Portaferry.
Chief scientistRichard P Briggs (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
ProjectNephrops and associated Fauna
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/34/98 cruise report lf34_98.pdf — access key 'C' (0.30 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNW Irish Sea
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/34/98 cruise track — lf34_98trk.pdf (00 MB) 
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Biology and fisheries 
Crustaceans53° 30' 29" N  5° 40' 56" W — Tow 1. Station 105. Haul went to 53 29.34N and 5 37.47W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans53° 34' 24" N  5° 53' 26" W — Tow 2. Station 200. Haul went to 53 36.32N and 5 55.65W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans54° 1' 5" N  5° 21' 56" W — Tow 14. Station 20. Haul went to 54 0.54N and 5 26.20W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans53° 52' 28" N  5° 28' 6" W — Tow 11. Station 7. Haul went to 53 27.55N and 5 27.55W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans53° 58' 31" N  5° 45' 23" W — Tow 6. Station 207. Haul went to 53 56.32N and 5 47.52W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans54° 7' 18" N  5° 34' 54" W — Tow 5. Station 30. Haul went to 54 5.33N and 5 37.22W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans54° 15' 1" N  5° 15' 27" W — Tow 22. Station 1. Haul went to 54 17.48N and 5 16.29W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans54° 12' 34" N  5° 19' 1" W — Tow 21. Station 2. Haul went to 54 15.04N and 5 5.19W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans54° 5' 47" N  5° 2' 56" W — Tow 20. Station 208. Haul went to 54 8.00N and 5 0.39W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans54° 6' 12" N  5° 9' 44" W — Tow 19. Station 209. Haul went to 54 8.27N and 5 6.92W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans54° 12' 39" N  5° 23' 47" W — Tow 17. Station 35. Haul went to 54 14.87N and 5 22.19W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans54° 8' 7" N  5° 27' 10" W — Tow 16. Station 17. Haul went to 54 10.63N and 5 26.61W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans54° 3' 55" N  5° 31' 3" W — Tow 15. Station 15. Haul went to 54 6.56N and 5 30.18W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans53° 57' 6" N  5° 24' 5" W — Tow 13. Station 10. Haul went to 53 59.61N and 5 23.59W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans53° 50' 21" N  5° 7' 10" W — Tow 12. Station 108. Haul went to 53 52.60N and 5 6.16W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans53° 46' 33" N  5° 22' 30" W — Tow 10. Station 102. Haul went to 53 48.95N and 5 21.19W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans53° 38' 15" N  5° 26' 11" W — Tow 9. Station 103. Haul went to 53 40.63N and 5 24.49W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans53° 47' 27" N  5° 40' 42" W — Tow 8. Station 107. Haul went to 53 45.35N and 5 41.86W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans53° 53' 45" N  5° 39' 32" W — Tow 7. Station 8. Haul went to 53 51.24N and 5 39.62W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans53° 36' 30" N  5° 39' 12" W — Tow 4. Station 104. Haul went to 53 38.83N and 5 37.69W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans53° 38' 6" N  5° 44' 0" W — Tow 3. Station 106. Haul went to 53 35.65N and 5 42.34W. Nephrops Trawl
Crustaceans54° 7' 51" N  5° 19' 17" W — Tow 18. Station 109. Haul went to 54 5.30N and 5 18.79W. Nephrops Trawl
Geology and geophysics 
Single-beam echosounding53° 50' 36" N  6° 10' 5" W — Tow 26. Station 212a. Time 18.32. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding53° 50' 19" N  6° 9' 5" W — Tow 27. Station 212b. Time 19.30. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding53° 50' 15" N  6° 9' 50" W — Tow 28. Station 212c. Time 20.16. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding53° 50' 15" N  6° 9' 38" W — Tow 29. Station 212d. Time 21.00 Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding54° 13' 48" N  5° 23' 16" W — Tow 3. Station 35. Time 13.56. Beam Trawl.
Single-beam echosounding53° 47' 35" N  5° 40' 33" W — Tow 19. Station 107. Time 15.50. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding53° 35' 36" N  5° 55' 11" W — Tow 25. Station 200. Time 15.00. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding53° 35' 17" N  5° 44' 58" W — Tow 23. Station 106b. Time 10.28. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding53° 39' 20" N  5° 42' 34" W — Tow 22. Station 106a. Time 09.35. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding53° 39' 33" N  5° 38' 13" W — Tow 21. Station 104. Time 08.06. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding53° 38' 45" N  5° 26' 17" W — Tow 20. Station 103. Time 18.30. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding53° 53' 14" N  5° 39' 20" W — Tow 18. Station 8. Time 14.42. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding53° 52' 11" N  5° 28' 29" W — Tow 17. Station 7. Time 13.00. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding53° 47' 59" N  5° 21' 59" W — Tow 16. Station 102. Time 11.00 Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding53° 51' 18" N  5° 6' 28" W — Tow 15. Station 108. Time 09.00. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding53° 58' 31" N  5° 23' 30" W — Tow 14. Station 10. Time 21.50. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding54° 4' 5" N  5° 30' 59" W — Tow 13. Station 15. Time 18.55. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding53° 56' 20" N  5° 21' 18" W — Tow 12. Station 101. Time 17.32. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding54° 2' 47" N  5° 21' 58" W — Tow 10. Station 20. Time 14.00 Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding54° 6' 59" N  5° 18' 56" W — Tow 9. Station 109. Time 13.00 Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding54° 7' 17" N  5° 7' 9" W — Tow 8. Station 209. Time 11.00 Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding54° 5' 54" N  5° 3' 11" W — Tow 7. Station 208. Time 09.00. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding53° 57' 16" N  5° 46' 43" W — Tow 6. Station 207. Time 18.38. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding54° 6' 13" N  5° 36' 23" W — Tow 5. Station 30. Time 16.27. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding54° 9' 47" N  5° 27' 26" W — Tow 4. Station 17. Time 14.54. Beam Trawl.
Single-beam echosounding54° 16' 17" N  5° 13' 5" W — Tow 2. Station 1. Time 12.00. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding54° 13' 15" N  5° 18' 54" W — To film the seabed and take beam trawl samples. To collect data and samples of Nephrops. Tow 1. Station 2. Time 11.43. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding53° 58' 38" N  5° 23' 41" W — Tow 11. Station 10. Time 14.40. Beam Trawl
Single-beam echosounding53° 30' 0" N  5° 39' 39" W — Tow 24. Station 105. Time 12.39. Beam Trawl