RV Lough Foyle LF/07/90

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/07/90
Cruise period1990-04-23 — 1990-04-27
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
ObjectivesNW Irish Sea Nephrops stocks
1. To further 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.
3. To sample stations identified during the February Nephrops cruise.
4. To quantify fish by-catch species with particular reference to whiting.
Chief scientistRichard P Briggs (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/07/90 cruise report lf07_90.pdf (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern Irish Sea
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/07/90 cruise track — lf07_90track.pdf (0.01 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Quantity: number of stations = 26
Description: T only
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of stations = 26
Description: Nephrop size composition survey.