RV Lough Foyle LF/28/94

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/28/94
Cruise period1994-11-13 — 1994-11-18
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
ObjectivesLarval herring survey
1. To survey the distribution and abundance of herring larval from the Manx and Mourne Irish Sea stocks, to produce a larval production estimate (index).
2. To collect otoliths of fish larvae, to investigate growth rates of Irish Sea herring.
3. To investigate the abundance of euphausiids and other macro zooplankton in the Irish Sea.
4. To collect samples for a Queens/DANI studentship.
Chief scientistMark Dickey-Collas (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/28/94 cruise report lf28_94.pdf (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea and North Channel
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/28/94 cruise track — lf28_94trk.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 53
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of stations = 53