Dataset Details - Rare marine fishes taken in Irish waters from 1786 to 2008
Records of rare marine fish species taken in Irish waters by fishing vessels and sea anglers from 1786 to 2008.
To record fish species that are rare in Irish waters to improve knowledge of their distribution and abundance.
Fish taken by fishing vessels and anglers sent to government agencies for identification and verification.
Irish territorial waters
Published in Irish Naturalists Journal
Open (Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0)
Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority, Rare marine fishes taken in Irish waters from 1786 to 2008, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 18 October 2019, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/89>
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
|Up to Year||2|
|Abundance||Measure of abundance of the organism recorded|
|Depth||Depth at which specimen was captured|
|Determiner name||The name of the person(s) who verified the identification - used for verify records of difficult taxa|
|Literature source||Citation of the literature used as source of data|
|Method of capture||Description of how the specimen was caught|
|Miscellaneous comments||Additional comments about the record|
|Physical characteristics||A description of the physical characteristics of a specimen|
|Record comment||A comment associated with any individual record|
|Sex||The sex of the organism if known|
|Specimen biometrics||Measurement of physical features of the specimen|
|Specimen comment||A comment associated with the specimen|
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