Dataset Details - IWDG Cetacean Strandings Database
A dataset of cetacean strandings, managed by IWDG.
24/07/2015
12/09/2016
To collect information on the frequency and species composition of cetacean strandings around the Irish coast to improve our understanding of cetacean in Irish waters.
Reports of cetacean from members, researchers and general public, mostly submitted through the IWDG on-line reporting form.
The Irish coast.
1753-2015
All of the data were collected to a standard format, and all sightings are validated.
The dataset is complete for years 1753-2015.
Irish Whale & Dolphin Group
Restricted (Data can be viewed on the mapping system but is not available for download)
Irish Whale & Dolphin Group, IWDG Cetacean Strandings Database, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 17 August 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/219>
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
Irish Whale & Dolphin Group
Pádraig Whooley
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Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Day 2651
1753
2015
Record Statistics

2651

603

26

0

Resolution No. records
100m 2651
1km 0
2km 0
10km 0
50km 0
Dataset Attributes
Attribute Description
Type of sighting A description of the type of sighting made.
Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
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