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In addition to the Data being gathered by Explore Your Shore! the National Biodiversity Data Centre stores and maps marine biodiversity data sets on our Biodiversity Maps interface. Here we list all marine data sets currently available to view on Biodiversity Maps.
Database Name Database Source Number of Records Last Updated
iNaturalist
2726
2022
Ulster Museum
18,066
2009
University of Plymouth
320
2019
Porcupine Marine Natural History Society
4,139
2018
Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment
257
2016
Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment
16,116
2017
National Biodiversity Data Centre
13,841
2022
Geoff Oliver and Eddie McCormack
2,316
2017
NPWS
373
2007
NPWS
2,166
1981
Mammals in a Sustainable Environment (MISE) Project
2,357
2015
Coastal & Marine Resources Centre
106
2000
Sea Mammal Research Unit, University of St Andrews
372
2005
Seán A. O'Callaghan
16
1987
The Ray Project
52
2021
Marine Dimensions
1,034
2018
Multiple Sources
1,721
2013
Multiple Sources
26,350
2014
BirdWatch Ireland
88
2009
BirdWatch Ireland
10,909
2001
Sherkin Island Marine Station
148,701
2014
National Biodiversity Data Centre
106
2009
National Biodiversity Data Centre
19,548
2024
Multiple Sources
1,180
2023
Sea Fisheries Protection Agency
1,135
2008
Trinity College Dublin
53,985
1996
National Biodiversity Data Centre
413
2021
Seasearch Ireland
59,211
2021
The British Phycological Society/NUIG
49,812
2001
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
264,441
2003
BirdWatch Ireland
1,990
2002
Irish Federation of Sea Anglers
724
2016
Biology.ie
620
2009
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
2,613
2003
Michelle Cronin
48,931
2012
National Parks & Wildlife Service
5,452
2013
Environmental Protection Agency
10,967
2020
Irish Whale and Dolphin Group
1,654
2020
Irish Whale and Dolphin Group
13,361
2020
Irish Whale and Dolphin Group
3,764
2020
Irish Whale and Dolphin Group
3,085
2021
Irish Whale and Dolphin Group
1,579
2005
Irish Whale and Dolphin Group
99
2004
Irish Whale and Dolphin Group
412
2009
Irish Whale and Dolphin Group
806
2015
Irish Whale and Dolphin Group
313
2015
Irish Whale and Dolphin Group
1,094
2011
Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment
323
2016
Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM)
233
2022
Judith Kochmann
18
2009