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1844- Ongoing Verified Marine records from Indicia-based surveys, United Kingdom.
Citation
The Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom (MBA); (2017) 1844- Ongoing Verified Marine records from Indicia-based surveys, United Kingdom
Contact: Marine Biological Association of the UK (MBA), more

Access data
Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
Records collected voluntarily and uploaded via indicia based web recording sites including iSpot, Irecord, Marine Sightings Network and Sealife Survey. iSpot records are recorded by members of the public wishing to have identifications confirmed and records from iRecord and the MBA Recording scheme are reported sightings from a wide range of recorders. more

Data include a subset of iSpot records: www.ispotnature.org, those submitted via iRecord: www.brc.ac.uk/irecord and the MBA Indicia-based recording scheme: www.mba.ac.uk/recording. Records are verified by organisations and individuals with relevent taxonomic Expertise. This includes the Marine Biological Assocation and the Conchological Society.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Benthos, Biology > Fish, Biology > Macroalgae, Biology > Mammals, Biology > Plankton > Zooplankton
Keywords:
Marine/Coastal, Citizen science, Data, Marine Genomics, Species distribution, ANE, United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone, Animalia, Chromista, Fungi, Plantae,

Geographical coverage
ANE, United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1844 - 2016

Taxonomic coverage
Animalia [WoRMS]
Chromista [WoRMS]
Fungi [WoRMS]
Plantae [WoRMS]

Contributors
Marine Biological Association of the UK (MBA), moredata creatordata provider

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Citizen science
Metadatarecord created: 2017-06-20
Information last updated: 2017-08-04
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