Data Entry

This page uses an Indicia Data Warehouse supported by the Biological Records Centre.

About you and your seashore

Registration is optional. If you register, you will be able to review and download your own results on future visits. If you're already registered, please login before entering your results.

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This is the first part of your postcode e.g. RH12.

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Please use the 24 hour clock (hh:mm).

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Please use the 24 hour clock (hh:mm).

Upload a photo of your survey plot (ideally taken with your back to the sea)
Type a place name or zoom in on the map to your survey location, then click on the map to mark your survey area with an orange square. The Grid Reference will be filled in automatically when you put the mark on the map.
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What did you see?

Mark each species as present or absent. You can add abundance and position data, and upload images, once you've marked a species as present.
SpeciesPresentAbundancePositionAdd photos
Seaweeds affected by sea temperature rise
1.
Alaria esculenta
Dabberlocks
Alaria esculenta
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2.
Saccharina latissima
Sugar kelp
Saccharina latissima
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3.
Fucus serratus
Serrated wrack
Fucus serratus
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4.
Fucus vesiculosus
Bladder wrack
Fucus vesiculosus
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5.
Ascophyllum nodosum
Knotted wrack
Ascophyllum nodosum
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6.
Fucus spiralis
Spiral wrack
Fucus spiralis
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7.
Pelvetia canaliculata
Channelled wrack
Pelvetia canaliculata
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8.
Himanthalia elongata
Thongweed
Himanthalia elongata
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Non-native seaweeds
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Sargassum muticum
Wireweed
Sargassum muticum
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10.
Undaria pinnatifida
Wakame
Undaria pinnatifida
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11.
Asparagopsis armata
Harpoon weed
Asparagopsis armata
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12.
Bonnemaisonia hamifera
Bonnemaison's hook weed
Bonnemaisonia hamifera
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Seaweeds affected by ocean acidification
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Calcified crusts
Calcified crusts
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14.
Coral weeds
Coral weeds
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Do you have any additional comments about your shore or the survey, or questions for our seaweed researcher Prof. Juliet Brodie?

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