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Marine Sightings & Miscellaneous species records from Natural resources Wales (NRW), 2008 onwards
Citation
Marine Sightings & Miscellaneous species records from Countryside Council for Wales (CCW), 2008 onwards. Countryside Council for Wales, UK - UK National Biodiversity Network. http://doi.org/10.15468/8sctas
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 comprises of ad-hoc records of species recorded by NRW staff outside of the methodology of dedicated research and monitoring surveys. Although any species may be recorded, records are usually made where they are likely to be of interest, such as, rare and scarce species and species outside of their normal range, species that have not previously been recorded in a site etc. more

Purpose of data capture: To account for species of interest that are not recorded as part of any NRW monitoring or research projects or ad-hoc records that are supplied to NRW for its buisness use. Methods of data capture: Field observations and incidental records taken by field staff. Data quality: Not stated.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Invertebrates
Keywords:
Marine, Rare species, ANE, British Isles, Wales, Annelida, Bryozoa, Chromista, Crustacea, Mollusca, Tunicata

Geographical coverage
ANE, British Isles, Wales [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 2008 on [In Progress]

Taxonomic coverage
Annelida [WoRMS]
Bryozoa [WoRMS]
Chromista [WoRMS]
Crustacea [WoRMS]
Mollusca [WoRMS]
Tunicata [WoRMS]

Parameter
Animal sightings

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: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2012-09-03
Information last updated: 2015-02-09
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