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Chapter 4

 Healthy & Biologically Diverse

Data shown

Data source

Data not shown

Data gaps / issues

Designated Sites

Scottish Natural Heritage  www.snh.gov.uk/protecting-scotlands-nature/protected-areas/

 

 

Intertidal Rock

Scottish Natural Heritage www.snh.gov.uk/

Joint Nature Conservation Committee:
www.jncc.gov.uk

Marine Life Information Network (MarLIN) www.marlin.ac.uk/

Archive of Marine Species and Habitats Data  www.dassh.ac.uk/

Defra www.defra.gov.uk

 

Data incomplete – not all surveyed

Intertidal Sediments

Scottish Natural Heritage www.snh.gov.uk/

Joint Nature Conservation Committee

www.jncc.gov.uk

Marine Life Information Network (MarLIN) www.marlin.ac.uk/

Archive of Marine Species and Habitats Data  www.dassh.ac.uk/

Defra www.defra.gov.uk

 

Data incomplete – not all surveyed

Subtidal Rock

Scottish Natural Heritage www.snh.gov.uk/

Joint Nature Conservation Committee:
www.jncc.gov.uk

Mapping European Seabed Habitats (MESH) www.searchmesh.net/

Marine Life Information Network (MarLIN) www.marlin.ac.uk/

Archive of Marine Species and Habitats Data  www.dassh.ac.uk/

Defra www.defra.gov.uk

Seasearch www.seasearch.co.uk/

 

Data incomplete – not all surveyed

Inshore and Shelf Subtidal Sediments

Scottish Natural Heritage www.snh.gov.uk/

Joint Nature Conservation Committee

www.jncc.gov.uk

Mapping European Seabed Habitats (MESH) www.searchmesh.net/

Marine Life Information Network (MarLIN) www.marlin.ac.uk/

Archive of Marine Species and Habitats Data  www.dassh.ac.uk/

Defra www.defra.gov.uk

Seasearch www.seasearch.co.uk/

 

Data incomplete – not all surveyed

Deep Sea

Scottish Natural Heritage www.snh.gov.uk/

Joint Nature Conservation Committee

www.jncc.gov.uk

Mapping European Seabed Habitats (MESH) www.searchmesh.net/

Marine Life Information Network (MarLIN) www.marlin.ac.uk/

Archive of Marine Species and Habitats Data  www.dassh.ac.uk/

Defra www.defra.gov.uk

 

Data incomplete – not all surveyed

Plankton

Scottish Environment Protection Agency  www.sepa.org.uk

Marine Scotland Science  www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/marine/science

 

 

Commercial fish and shellfish

Marine Scotland Science  www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/marine/science

Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries http://ec.europa.eu/fisheries/partners/stecf/index_en.htm

 

 

Demersal Fish

Marine Scotland Science  www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/marine/science

ICES  www.ices.dk

 

 

Shark/rays

Shark Trust  www.sharktrust.org/

Scottish Natural Heritage www.snh.gov.uk/

 

Data incomplete – difficulties with undertaking surveys

Seals

Sea Mammal Research Unit St Andrews University:
http://www.smru.st-andrews.ac.uk/

 

 

Cetaceans

Sea Mammal Research Unit St Andrews University:
http://www.smru.st-andrews.ac.uk/

Joint Nature Conservation Committee:
www.jncc.gov.uk

 

Data incomplete – difficulties with undertaking surveys

Seabirds

Joint Nature Conservation Committee:
www.jncc.gov.uk

Scottish Natural Heritage www.snh.gov.uk/

 

 

Waterbirds

Scottish Natural Heritage www.snh.gov.uk/

British Trust for Ornithology:
www.bto.org/

 

 

Occasional Visitors

Scottish Natural Heritage www.snh.gov.uk/

British Isles & Republic of Ireland ‘TURTLE’ database:
www.strandings.com

Sea Mammal Research Unit St Andrews University:
http://www.smru.st-andrews.ac.uk/

 

Data incomplete – by nature of the topic

Non-natives

Scottish Natural Heritage www.snh.gov.uk/

Scottish Association for marine Science  www.sams.ac.uk

Marine Life Information Network (MarLIN) www.marlin.ac.uk/

 

Data incomplete – by nature of the topic