RV Lough Foyle LF/18/90

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/18/90
Cruise period1990-12-09 — 1990-12-14
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
ObjectivesNW Irish Sea Nephrops stocks
To trawl stations within the NW Irish Sea identified during earlier cruises in 1990 and sample fish and shellfish in these areas.
Chief scientistRichard P Briggs (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/18/90 cruise report lf18_90.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNW Irish Sea and North Channel
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/18/90 cruise track — lf18_90track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of stations = 23
Description: By-catch of commercial species quantified and length compositions noted.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of stations = 23
Description: Nephrop population study.