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Marine Life Survey Data (collected by volunteers) collated by MarLIN
Parr, J. Marine Life Survey Data (collected by volunteers) collated by MarLIN. MarLIN, collated Marine Life Survey Datasets, Marine Biological Association of the UK, Plymouth, UK.
Contact: Parr, Jon

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

Collection of marine life surveys collated by the Marine Life Information Network (MarLIN) as part of their data access program. more

Surveys are either flagged as professional surveys or data collected by volunteer recorders as part for the Sealife Survey. Information about survey methodology can be found on the MarLIN Web site ( There are currently 368 surveys collated by MarLIN containing 250,000 species records. Data ownership remains with the data provider and permission must be sought for commercial use of the data.

Biology, Biology > Benthos, Biology > Birds, Biology > Fish, Biology > Macroalgae, Biology > Mammals, Biology > Plants
Marine/Coastal, Data, Marine Genomics, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, UK, Mammalia, Actinopterygii, Aves, Bryozoa, Chondrichthyes, Cnidaria, Mollusca, Plantae, Tunicata

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: -10,6081; MinLat: 49,4035 - MaxLong: 1,136; MaxLat: 58,9655 [WGS84]
UK [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1970 - 2004

Taxonomic coverage
Mammalia [WoRMS]
Actinopterygii [WoRMS]
Aves [WoRMS]
Bryozoa [WoRMS]
Chondrichthyes [WoRMS]
Cnidaria [WoRMS]
Mollusca [WoRMS]
Plantae [WoRMS]
Tunicata [WoRMS]

Marine Biological Association of the UK (MBA), moredata providerdata creator
Parr, Jon

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
MBA/MarLIN-Collated Marine Life Survey Datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Citizen science
Release date: 2005-12-04
Metadatarecord created: 2005-12-06
Information last updated: 2023-11-21
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