Dataset Details - Marine Species in Irish Coastal Waters
Records of marine species encountered by divers in Irish coastal waters.
19/10/2012
13/06/2022
To record the diversity and abundance of marine species around the Irish coastline.
Visual recording of samples while scuba diving.
Coastal waters of Ireland
2003-2019
Recording by citizen-scientists who have taken marine species ID training courses.
Complete
N/A
Seasearch
Restricted (Data can be viewed on the mapping system but is not available for download)
Seasearch, Marine Species in Irish Coastal Waters, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 30 September 2022, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/158>
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
Seasearch
Charlotte Bolton, Seasearch Coordinator
c/o Marine Conservation Society, Over Ross House, Ross Park, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 7US.
07776 142096
info@seasearch.org.uk
Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Day 59211
2003
2021
Record Statistics

59211

378

1299

74

Resolution No. records
100m 59211
1km 0
2km 0
10km 0
50km 0
Surveys
SurveyId Title Data Capture Period Species Records
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Dataset Attributes
Attribute Description
Determiner name The name of the person(s) who verified the identification - used for verify records of difficult taxa.
Habitat description A description of the habitat in which the organism was recorded.
Record comment A comment associated with any individual record.
Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
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