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Marine Turtles
National Biodiversity Network Trust. Marine Turtles. National Biodiversity Network Trust, Newark, UK.
Contact: Penrose, Rod

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Sightings and strandings of both dead and alive marine turtles in the British Isles and the Republic of Ireland. more

Quality control: Location references have been checked for all records. Additional information: Annual Reports at

Biology > Reptiles
Marine/Coastal, Aquatic reptiles, Biodiversity, Marine, ANE, British Isles, ANE, Ireland, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, Testudines

Geographical coverage
ANE, British Isles [Marine Regions]
ANE, Ireland [Marine Regions]
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: -16; MinLat: 44,3853 - MaxLong: 6,0333; MaxLat: 63,76 [WGS84]

Temporal coverage
From 1748 on [In Progress]

Taxonomic coverage
Testudines [WoRMS]

Animal sightings

National Biodiversity Network Trust (NBN), moredata ownerdata provider
Marine Environmental Monitoringdata creator
Penrose, Rod
Marine Biological Association of the UK (MBA), moredata provider

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EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Release date: 2006-01-24
Metadatarecord created: 2006-01-24
Information last updated: 2014-04-14
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