A collection of marine life surveys collated by the Marine Life Information Network (MarLIN) as part of their data access program. 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 (http://www.marlin.ac.uk/
). 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.
Size reference: 236364 records; 1960 sites; 5602 samples; 2358 species
[Source: The information provided in the summary was extracted from the MarBEF Data System at http://www.marbef.org/data/eurobisproviders.php