Dataset Details - Irish Marine Turtle Database
A database of records of marine turtles in Irish territorial waters up to 2005
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Compilation and review of both published and unpublished records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.
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 14 November 2019, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/114>
Dataset species distribution
Terrestrial Map - 10kmDistribution of the number of species recorded within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Marine Map - 50KmDistribution of the number of species recorded within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Dataset record distribution
Terrestrial Map - 10kmDistribution of the number of records within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Marine Map - 50KmDistribution of the number of records within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Records per year
Species per year
|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|
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