Dataset Details - Records of North Atlantic Right Whales (Eubalaena glacialis) in Irish waters
Distribution and temporal data for North Atlantic right whales within the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Ireland
To provide a baseline dataset for the species given it has been largely overlooked in Ireland to date
Reviewing the literature
The inshore waters of counties Donegal, Mayo and Cork
High. Every record was compiled from the literature and validated accordingly by Seán O'Callaghan
Open (Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0)
Seán A. O'Callaghan, Records of North Atlantic Right Whales (Eubalaena glacialis) in Irish waters, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 10 December 2023, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/295>
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.|
|Record confidence||Confidence level in organism identification|
|Source||Original source of data|
|Type of sighting||A description of the type of sighting made.|
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