RV Lough Foyle LF/20/93 Part 1

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/20/93 Part 1
Cruise period1993-07-22 — 1993-07-25
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
ObjectivesDundalk juvenile gadoid survey
1. To investigate the distribution of pelagic juvenile gadoids in the vicinity of Duldalk Bay.
2. To collect otoliths to investigate the growth rates of juveniles in the area.
3. To compare the selectivity of MIK nets during darkness and light.
4. To test the design of the MIK net and the Gulf III type high speed plankton sampler.
5. To further improve the icthyoplankton survey methods on Lough Foyle.
Chief scientistMark Dickey-Collas (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/20/93 Part 1 cruise report lf20_93.pdf (0.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificWestern Irish Sea