Dataset Details - Explore Your Shore
Marine Species Records submitted to the National Biodiversity Data Centre’s Citizen Science Portal from 01/01/2019 onwards
18/01/2021
22/01/2021
Data submitted to the National Biodiversity Data Centre’s Explore Your Shore project plus other marine data records submitted to the National Biodiversity Data Centre’s Citizen Science Portal from 2019 onwards
Data collected by different survey methods, but principally by direct field observation
The island of Ireland
2019 onwards, although some older records are also included
All the data was validated based on submitted photographs or verbal descriptions. In some limited cases recorder bona fides was accepted for validation purposes
Ongoing
N/A
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Explore Your Shore, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 08 March 2021, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/305>
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
Dave Wall
National Biodiversity Data Centre, WIT West Campus, Waterford
+353 51 306240
Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Day 1067
2010
2019
Record Statistics

1067

320

169

0

Resolution No. records
100m 1048
1km 19
2km 0
10km 0
50km 0
Dataset Attributes
Attribute Description
Abundance Measure of abundance of the organism recorded
County Name of administrative county within which the record was made
Determiner name The name of the person(s) who verified the identification - used for verify records of difficult taxa
Miscellaneous comments Additional comments about the record
Record confidence Confidence level in organism identification
Species description Description of the key identification features of the organism to assist verificaton
Type of sighting A description of the type of sighting made
Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
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