RV Lough Foyle LF/03/90

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/03/90
Cruise period1990-02-19 — 1990-02-22
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
ObjectivesNW Irish Sea Nephrops stocks
1. To test the newly purchased Nephrops fishing gear at sea.
2. To survey the Nephrops fishing grounds of the NW Irish Sea in order to identify suitable stations for future work on Nephrops.
Chief scientistRichard P Briggs (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/03/90 cruise report lf03_90.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern Irish Sea
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/03/90 cruise track — lf03_90track.pdf (0.01 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of stations = 11
Description: Nephrop survey. Trawls consisted between 30 to 60 minutes.
Gear researchDescription: Testing new Nephrops fishing gear at sea.