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Cruise inventory

Foyle Fisher 2016

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Foyle Fisher (4544)
Cruise identifier2016
Cruise period2016-04-04 — 2016-04-11
Port of departureDunmore East, Ireland
Port of returnDunmore East, Ireland
ObjectivesCatch comparison trial using twin-rig whitefish trawls to compare the retention properties of:

- Experimental knotted PE T90 mesh in the codend/ extension piece with 80mm mesh size (nominal). Two test gears with circumference of either 60 or 80 meshes in both extension piece and codend.
- Control/ standard (diamond mesh) 80mm mesh size codend (nominal) 120 mesh. circumference.
Chief scientistDaragh Browne (Irish Sea Fisheries Board, Galway)
NPRCFoyle Fisher 2016 NPRC foylefisher_20160404.pdf (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralCeltic Sea
SpecificICES areas VIIf and VIIg