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RV Lough Foyle LF/32/93

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/32/93
Cruise period1993-12-06 — 1993-12-08
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesNW Irish Sea Nephrops stocks
1. To trawl selected stations sampled during earlier cruises and perform qualitative and quantitative analysis of catches.
2. To retain stomach of selected fish species of future analysis.
3. To initiate benthic video studies.
4. To sample speciments of Nephrops for stomach analysis.
5. To take blood samples from Nephrops to aid diagnostic work on the incidence of the dinoflagellateparasite Hematodium.
Chief scientistRichard P Briggs (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/32/93 cruise report lf32_93.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNW Irish Sea
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/32/93 cruise track — lf32_93track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Cruise was looking at Nephrops populations. Trawl 1. Trawl time 10.32. Trawl went to 54 15.9N and 5 14.0W. Trawl depth average 64/92m. Fish caught 15.47kg/hr.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 18. Trawl time 13.08. Trawl went to 54 15.3N and 5 17.7W. Trawl depth average 73m. Fish caught 2.68 kg/hr.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 17. Trawl time 14.29. Trawl went to 54 12.6N and 5 19.5W. Trawl depth average 58/70m. Fish caught 1.66 kg/hr.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 13. Trawl time 08.15. Trawl went to 54 07.1N and 5 34.2W. Trawl depth average 44/47m. Fish caught 72.42 kg/hr.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl new. Trawl time 12.50. Trawl went to 54 04.8N and 5 33.2W. Trawl depth average 59/61m. Fish caught 46.37 kg/hr.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 29. Trawl time 15.45. Trawl went to 53 54.6N and 5 50.9W. Trawl depth average 48/46m. Fish caught 84.76 kg/hr.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 28. Trawl time 08.13. Trawl went to 53 58.6N and 5 46.9W. Trawl depth average 40/45m. Fish caught 71.68 kg/hr.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 15. Trawl time 10.13. Trawl went to 53 52.2N and 5 58.9W. Trawl depth average 38/33m. Fish caught 201.17 kg/hr.
CrustaceansQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Trawl 27. Trawl time 10.35. Trawl went to 54 07.3N and 5 27.3W. Trawl depth average 54m. Fish caught 36.80 kg/hr.