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Marine records from Skomer Marine Nature Reserve (MNR) Marine Monitoring Programme
Marine records from Skomer Marine Reserve (MNR) Marine Monitoring Programme. Countryside Council for Wales, UK - UK National Biodiversity Network.
Contact: Natural Resources Wales (NRW), more

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Skomer MNR was designated in 1990. This dataset contains the results of a range of projects developed by Skomer Marine Monitoring Team to monitor the health of the reserve and investigate the relevant aspects of the species life histories for baseline information. Large scale surveys developed in the 1970's and 1980's provided the foundation for the monitoring. more

Purpose of data capture: Monitoring is undertaken to provide an assessment of the condition of features against set targets and will contribute to reporting on the MNR as well as Pembrokeshire Marine SAC within which the reserve lies. Methods of data capture: Various. Please see Surveys in NBN metadata for details. Geographical coverage: Data is collected around Skomer Island and on the mainland between Musselwick Sands and Gateholm Island within the Marine Nature Reserve. Data quality: The majority of the records were created by NRW staff, qualified contractors or volunteers and are generally of a good standard.

Biology, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Fish, Biology > Invertebrates, Biology > Macroalgae
Marine, Marine reserves, ANE, Celtic Sea, Actinopterygii, , Annelida, Bryozoa, Cephalochordata, , Chromista, Cnidaria, Crustacea, Echinodermata, Mollusca, Nemertea, Porifera, Urochordata

Geographical coverage
ANE, Celtic Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1994 - 2011

Taxonomic coverage
Actinopterygii [WoRMS]
Annelida [WoRMS]
Bryozoa [WoRMS]
Cephalochordata [WoRMS]
Chromista [WoRMS]
Cnidaria [WoRMS]
Crustacea [WoRMS]
Echinodermata [WoRMS]
Mollusca [WoRMS]
Nemertea [WoRMS]
Porifera [WoRMS]
Urochordata [WoRMS]

Distribution, Taxonomy

National Biodiversity Network Trust (NBN), moredata provider
Natural Resources Wales (NRW), moredata creator

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EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2012-08-31
Information last updated: 2014-04-14
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