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RV Lough Foyle LF 2403

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Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF 2403
Cruise period2003-06-08 — 2003-06-11
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom

1. To investigate the distribution and processes which determine the success of gadoid development through to settlement.
2. To obtain abundance indices for early-stage juveniles of the 2003 year-class of gadoids in the western Irish Sea for use in stock assessments.
3. To obtain samples for otolith primary increment analysis.
Chief scientistMichael McAliskey (Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF 2403 cruise report lf24_03.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorthern Irish Sea