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.
05/08/2011
12/09/2016
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
1786-2008
Published in Irish Naturalists Journal
Complete
N/A
Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority, Rare marine fishes taken in Irish waters from 1786 to 2008, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 20 July 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/89>
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
Declan T. Quigley
Sea Fisheries Protection Authority, Auction Hall, West Pier, Howth, Co. Dublin
353-1-8321910
declanquigley@eircom.net
Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Day 719
Day Range 394
Unknown 20
Up to Year 2
1786
2008
Record Statistics

1135

624

140

0

Resolution No. records
100m 123
1km 350
2km 0
10km 662
50km 0
Dataset Attributes
Attribute Description
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
Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
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