Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/42/99

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/42/99
Cruise period1999-10-18 — 1999-10-20
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
Objectives1. To carry out an acoustic survey of Douglas Bank and North of the Isle of man for herring.
2. To estimate the abundance and distribution of larval herring (at yolk-sac stage) north of the Isle of Man.
Chief scientistMark Dickey-Collas (Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for Northern Ireland)
ProjectDouglas Bank Herring Survey
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/42/99 cruise report lf42_99.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificDouglas Bank and north of Isle of Man
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/42/99 cruise track — lf42_99track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: number of surveys = 1
Description: An acoustic survey of the North of the Isle of Man took place, but no hauls were made.