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Welcome to our Explore Your Shore! Seashore Splash! for Biodiversity Week 2022.

From 14th to the 22nd May we are asking YOU to join in the fun and photograph and record as many marine species as you can on your local shore. How many marine species can you record in just one week?

Upload your records for our Seashore Splash! using our Seashore Spotter form or why not try our Rocky Shore Safari or Big Beach Biodiversity Survey?

Track our Seashore Splash! via the National Biodiversity Data Centre’s Twitter account and our Explore Your Shore! Facebook account. Also check this page daily to see how we are progressing and see the total records recorded and total species recorded, Also find out which coastal county is leading the way in terms of marine biodiversity recording.

Share your Seashore Splash action pics on the Explore Your Shore! Facebook page.

And there’s a prize!! – two lucky recorders who submit records for our Seashore Splash! will win a copy of our identification swatch on Ireland’s intertidal seaweeds which is also available from the National Biodiversity Data Centre online shop NOW!

  • Records by Species



  • Records by County



  • Recording Effort



  • Recording Impact