RV Lough Foyle LF/08/89
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Lough Foyle (74LG)|
|Cruise period||1989-02-27 — 1989-03-03|
|Port of departure||Belfast, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Belfast, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||North coast scallop stocks
1. To carry out an exploratory survey of the scallop resources of the North Londonderry and Atrim coast and measure the following population parameters:
a) catch per unit effort
b) age composition
c) weight, height and length of individual scallops
2. Collect selected samples of scallop abductor muscle tissue for future analysis.
3. Fix samples of ganad tissue for histological study.
4. Indentify and quantify macrofauna associated with Pecten maximus.
|Chief scientist||Richard P Briggs (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)|
|Cruise report||(0.11 MB)|
|General||Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland|
|Specific||Northern Irish coast, off Lough Foyle|
|Track charts||(0.01 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Molluscs||Quantity: number of stations = 10|
Description: Stations sampled using a beam with four 2-foot scallop dredges; distribution and abundance survey.