Seasearch Reports

 

What do we do with all the Seasearch data?

You can find all our reports here.

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Annual Reports
Regional Reports
Taxonomic Reports
Commissioned Research
Peer-reviewed literature

        

Annual Reports

Each year Seasearch produces a report summarising the key data analyses and points of interest.  Download these using the buttons below.

2021
2020
2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2008
2007

Regional Reports

We've produced numerous reports which cover the complete geographical area where Seasearch operates -  Britain, Ireland and the local Crown Dependencies of the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. There are also reports for specific Marine Protected Areas.  Find these by following the links below.

Scotland
England
Wales
Ireland
Isle of Man
Channel Islands
Marine Protected Areas

Taxonomic Reports

We've produced numerous reports which cover specific taxa, including sea fans, native oysters, crawfish, fireworks  anemones, maerl and seagrass. Find these by following the links below.

Seafans
Crawfish
Seagrass
Native oyster
Fireworks anemones
Maerl

Commissioned Research

We have done a range of research work commissioned by national conservation agencies. Reports on this work are available via the links here.

Palinurus elephas (spiny lobster/crawfish/ crayfish) in the South-West (Natural England: 2018)
Assemblage composition in key habitats of Marine Protected Areas (Natural England: 2022 coming soon)
Taxonomic composition and recording of priority habitat maerl using citizen science data (Natural England: 2022 coming soon)
Benthic assemblages in Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds MCZ (Natural England: 2022 coming soon)
Seasearch Wales: Data Evaluation and Cleansing (NRW: 2020)

Peer-reviewed Literature

Seasearch data has been used to produce papers in the peer-reviewed scientific literature. Find these by following the links below.

Benthic marine biodiversity patterns across the United Kingdom and Ireland determined from recreational diver observations (Bull et al. 2013, not open access)
Pink sea fans (Eunicella verrucosa) as indicators of the spatial efficacy of Marine Protected Areas in southwest UK coastal waters (Pikesley et al. 2016, open access)
Bayesian occupancy modelling of benthic Crustacea and the recovery of the European spiny lobster, Palinurus elephas (Jackson 2022, open access)

Do you need some help?

There are lots of data in here. Is there anything you specifically need? If so, get in touch.

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