Cruise inventory

RV Lough Foyle LF/18/95

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF/18/95
Cruise period1995-09-10 — 1995-09-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeFisheries
ObjectivesPelagic fish acoustic survey
1. To estimate the distribution, biomass and age-composition of herring in the northern Irish Sea.
2. To determine the distribution, biomass and age-composition of sprat in the northern Irish Sea.
3. To relate the distribution and abundance of seabirds to the distribution of acoustic targets along the survey track.
Chief scientistMike Armstrong (Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF/18/95 cruise report lf18_95.pdf — access key 'C' (0.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificIrish Sea and North Channel
Track chartsRV Lough Foyle LF/18/95 cruise track — lf18_95track.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 15. Time of tow 02.33. Mean depth 32m. Catch 662kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 11. Time of tow 06.15. Mean depth 35m. Catch 110kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 25. Time of tow 09.20. Mean depth 28m. Catch 429kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 24. Time of tow 08.15. Mean depth 123m. Catch 102kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 23. Time of tow 16.16. Mean depth 41m. Catch 0kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 22. Time of tow 07.53. Mean depth 120m. Catch 90kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 21. Time of tow 16.40. Mean depth 88m. Catch 1966kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 20. Time of tow 12.55. Mean depth 83m. Catch 134kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 19. Time of tow 08.48. Mean depth 70m. Catch 10.42kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 18. Time of tow 00.35. Mean depth 33m. Catch 222kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 17. Time of tow 09.52. Mean depth 24m. Catch 207kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 14. Time of tow 13.54. Mean depth 22m. Catch 320kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 13. Time of tow 11.12. Mean depth 16m. Catch 60kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 12. Time of tow 09.05. Mean depth 27m. Catch 75kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 10. Time of tow 16.45. Mean depth 30m. Catch 173kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 9. Time of tow 07.30. Mean depth 56m. Catch 0kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 8. Time of tow 18.52.. Mean depth 78m. Catch 35kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 7. Time of tow 12.56. Mean depth 79m. Catch 144kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 6. Time of tow 08.30. Mean depth 61m. Catch 260kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 5. Time of tow 16.50. Mean depth 30m. Catch 141kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 4. Time of tow 09.30. Mean depth 53m. Catch 621kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 3. Time of tow 07.45. Mean depth 25m. Catch 10kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 2. Time of tow 12.22. Mean depth 54m. Catch 86kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: The cruise was looking at the size, distribution and bio-mass of herring and sprat. Tow 1. Time of tow 16.30. Mean depth 34m. Catch 147kg.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 16. Time of tow 06.12. Mean depth 30m. Catch 21kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 11. Time of tow 06.15. Mean depth 35m. Catch 110kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 15. Time of tow 02.33. Mean depth 32m. Catch 662kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 10. Time of tow 16.45. Mean depth 30m. Catch 173kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 23. Time of tow 16.16. Mean depth 41m. Catch 0kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 9. Time of tow 07.30. Mean depth 56m. Catch 0kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 18. Time of tow 00.35. Mean depth 33m. Catch 222kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 8. Time of tow 18.52.. Mean depth 78m. Catch 35kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 21. Time of tow 16.40. Mean depth 88m. Catch 1966kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 7. Time of tow 12.56. Mean depth 79m. Catch 144kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 17. Time of tow 09.52. Mean depth 24m. Catch 207kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 6. Time of tow 08.30. Mean depth 61m. Catch 260kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 24. Time of tow 08.15. Mean depth 123m. Catch 102kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 5. Time of tow 16.50. Mean depth 30m. Catch 141kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 14. Time of tow 13.54. Mean depth 22m. Catch 320kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 4. Time of tow 09.30. Mean depth 53m. Catch 621kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 20. Time of tow 12.55. Mean depth 83m. Catch 134kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 3. Time of tow 07.45. Mean depth 25m. Catch 10kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 13. Time of tow 11.12. Mean depth 16m. Catch 60kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 2. Time of tow 12.22. Mean depth 54m. Catch 86kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 22. Time of tow 07.53. Mean depth 120m. Catch 90kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: The cruise was looking at the size, distribution and bio-mass of herring and sprat. Tow 1. Time of tow 16.30. Mean depth 34m. Catch 147kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 12. Time of tow 09.05. Mean depth 27m. Catch 75kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 16. Time of tow 06.12. Mean depth 30m. Catch 21kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 19. Time of tow 08.48. Mean depth 70m. Catch 10.42kg.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: Tow 25. Time of tow 09.20. Mean depth 28m. Catch 429kg.