RV Lough Foyle LF/13/91

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/13/91
Cruise period1991-05-26 — 1991-05-31
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
ObjectivesNW Irish Sea stocks
1. To test newly purchased underwater camera.
2. To trawl stations sampled during 1990 cruises and perform qualitative and quantitative analysis of catches.
3. Retain Nephrops samples for future analysis for body burdens of trace contaminents.
4. Sample benthic sediment for granulometric and chemical analysis.
5. To sample the plankton of Belfast Lough.
6. To carry out the annual ship stock-taking exercise.
Chief scientistRichard P Briggs (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/13/91 cruise report lf13_91.pdf (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNW Irish Sea
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/13/91 cruise track — lf13_91track.pdf (0.01 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only.
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of stations = 16
Description: Qualitative and quantitative analysis of Nephrops catches.