Dataset Details - Irish Marine Turtle Database
A database of records of marine turtles in Irish territorial waters up to 2005
24/11/2011
12/09/2016
To collate all valid records of marine turtles in a single database
Compilation and review of both published and unpublished records
The coastal waters of the island of Ireland and off shore territorial waters
1840 to 2005
The data have all been reviewed and more recent sighting were validated by Gabriel King
Published as King, G.L. & Berrow, S.D. (2009) Marine turtles in Irish waters. Irish Naturalists' Journal , Special Supplement 2009.
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Simon Berrow & Gabriel King
Restricted (Data can be viewed on the mapping system but is not available for download)
Simon Berrow & Gabriel King, Irish Marine Turtle Database, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 16 July 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/114>
Dataset species distribution

Terrestrial Map - 10km

Distribution of the number of species recorded within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Live Map

Marine Map - 50Km

Distribution of the number of species recorded within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Live Map
Dataset record distribution

Terrestrial Map - 10km

Distribution of the number of records within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Live Map

Marine Map - 50Km

Distribution of the number of records within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Live Map
Dataset Contacts
Simon Berrow & Gabriel King
Simon Berrow and Gabriel King
Kilrush, Co. Clare
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Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Day Range 730
Day 281
Unknown 7
Month 4
1838
2012
Record Statistics

1022

6

9

0

Resolution No. records
100m 1018
1km 4
2km 0
10km 0
50km 0
Dataset Attributes
Attribute Description
Abundance Measure of abundance of the organism recorded
Common name The common name of the taxon
Grid reference comment An explantory note on the grid reference associated with each record
Miscellaneous comments Additional comments about the record
Record comment A comment associated with any individual record
Specimen comment A comment associated with the specimen
Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
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