RV Lough Foyle LF/13/95

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/13/95
Cruise period1995-03-14 — 1995-03-22
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
ObjectivesIchthyoplankton survey
1. To survey the distribution & abundance of fish eggs for the AIR egg abundance
project (AIR3 2263)
2. To collect fish eggs for iso-electric focusing.
3. To investigate the abundance of fish and Nephrops larvae in the Irish Sea.
4. To collect fish larvae for lipid analysis, C & N content and otolith primary
increment analysis.
5. To investigate the abundance of euphausiids & other macro zooplankton in the
Irish Sea.
6. To collect samples for a Queens/DANI studentship.
Chief scientistMark Dickey-Collas (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/13/95 cruise report lf13_95.pdf (0.23 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea and North Channel
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/13/95 cruise track — lf13_95track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Biology and fisheries 
PhytoplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 104
ZooplanktonQuantity: number of stations = 104
Eggs and larvaeDescription: Fish and Nephrops larvae survey.