DASSH Data Archive Centre expert sightings records
Occasional sighting of marine species recorded by academics, professionals or expert amateur naturalists.
To report species sightings. Often range extensions rare, BAP or vagrant species
Records are from experienced recorders, are usually backed up with photographic evidence or specimens and are often validated by taxonomic experts. Some sightings of important species seen by volunteers and confirmed by expert recorders/taxonomists are included. All records have been QA'd including plotting locations.
Primarily casual observations whilst on shore, at sea or diving.
DASSH Data Archive Centre expert sightings records by Marine Biological Association under licence CC-BY
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