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Marine Non-native species records from Natural resources Wales (NRW) monitoring research and ad-hoc sightings
Citation
Marine Non-native species records from CCW monitoring research and ad-hoc sightings. Countryside Council for Wales, UK - UK National Biodiversity Network. http://doi.org/10.15468/jc9uj9
Contact: Natural Resources Wales (NRW), more

Access data
Availability: Restricted
The data are withheld from general circulation and disclosure but access may be obtained on a case-by-case basis through negotiation

Description
This dataset comprised marine surveys undertaken by the Natural Resources Wales (and previously Countryside Council for Wales) for Marine alien and non-native species, currently held in Marine Recorder. The surveys represent ongoing non-native monitoring, sightings and ad-hoc records of invasive and non-native species supplied to NRW or noted outside of other research and monitoring work. more

Purpose of data capture: To collate and monitor the spread of non-native around Wales and feed information into the UK non-native portal. This dataset is kept separate from others provided by NRW to allow it to be updated more often. Methods of data capture: Field observations and incidental records taken by field staff. Presence/absence surveys of marinas around Wales. Geographical coverage: All Wales, although the majority of data is collected for habitats know to be colonised by non-native species, such as ports and harbours. Data quality: Not stated.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Invertebrates, Biology > Macroalgae
Keywords:
Marine, Alien species, ANE, British Isles, Wales, , Annelida, Bryozoa, Chromista, Crustacea, Urochordata

Geographical coverage
ANE, British Isles, Wales Stations [Marine Regions]
Ports and harbours

Temporal coverage
1998 - 2012

Taxonomic coverage
Algae
Annelida [WoRMS]
Bryozoa [WoRMS]
Chromista [WoRMS]
Crustacea [WoRMS]
Urochordata [WoRMS]

Parameters
Animal sightings, Presence/absence of biota

Contributors
National Biodiversity Network Trust (NBN), moredata provider
Natural Resources Wales (NRW), moredata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more


Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2012-08-31
Information last updated: 2014-04-14
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