European Ocean Biodiversity Information System

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DASSH: The UK Archive for Marine Species and Habitats Data
Marine Biological Association of the UK (MBA); (2016): DASSH: The UK Archive for Marine Species and Habitats Data.
Contact: Lear, Daniel

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Accredited through the MEDIN partnership, and core-funded by the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Scottish Government, DASSH provides tools and services for the long-term curation, management and publication of marine species and habitats data, within the UK and internationally. more

DASSH is a flagship initiative of the Marine Biological Association (MBA), and builds on the MBA’s historic role in marine science. Through partnerships with other UK and European data centres DASSH contributes to data portals including the Atlas of Living Scotland, the UK National Biodiversity Network, EMODnet, EurOBIS and GBIF.

Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Fish, Biology > Invertebrates, Biology > Plankton > Phytoplankton, Biology > Plankton > Zooplankton, Biology > Reptiles
Marine/Coastal, Data, Marine Genomics, ANE, United Kingdom, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, Pisces

Geographical coverage
ANE, United Kingdom [Marine Regions]
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: -25,6586; MinLat: 36,5411 - MaxLong: 6,7714; MaxLat: 61,6419 [WGS84]

Temporal coverage
From 1948 on [In Progress]

Taxonomic coverage
Pisces [WoRMS]


Presence/absence of biota
Volume of sample from the water body [BODC]

Marine Biological Association of the UK (MBA), moredata creatordata provider
Griffiths, Charly
Lear, Daniel

Related datasets
Child datasets:
1935 - Ongoing UK expert sighting marine species records
1947 - Ongoing UK Volunteer sighting marine species records
DASSH Data Archive Centre Academic surveys
DASSH Data Archive Centre Statutory Agency and commercial marine surveys
DASSH Data Archive Centre volunteer survey data
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2016-03-23
Information last updated: 2016-04-12
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