RV Lough Foyle LF/20/89

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/20/89
Cruise period1989-05-17 — 1989-05-19
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
ObjectivesEquipment trials
1. To test the new net drum which has recently been installed aboard RV Lough Foyle.
2. To carry out sea trials on Scanmar net monitoring system.
3. To test the new Bongo plankton net.
Chief scientistRichard P Briggs (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/20/89 cruise report lf20_89.pdf (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificCentral Irish Sea, North Channel
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of hauls = 4
Gear researchDescription: Trials of a new net drum, Scanmar net monitoring system and a new Bongo plankton net.