NDFF Beach Monitoring Project

Latest version published by Dutch National Database of Flora and Fauna (NDFF) on Mar 26, 2018 Dutch National Database of Flora and Fauna (NDFF)

Information and methods specific to the Beach Monitoring Project (BMP) can be found on the Anemoon Foundation website.

The BMP form does not yet contain any links to pages about individual species, unlike the UBM form. A project is currently ongoing to provide species descriptions for the BMP project and a BMP form with links to webpages with species information. Beach inventory surveys are always led by an experienced observer.

Dataset available via https://www.ndff.nl/english / serviceteamndff@natuurloket.nl

Positive observations without zeros.

29,798 records (March 2018)



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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 03241d8f-5264-47d7-b2a6-ca14a063a482.  Dutch National Database of Flora and Fauna (NDFF) publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Netherlands Biodiversity Information Facility.




Who created the resource:

Adriaan Gmelig Meyling

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Who filled in the metadata:

Dries Oomen

Who else was associated with the resource:

Henk de Vries
Node manager NLBIF
NLBIF (Netherlands Biodiversity Information Facility) P.O.Box 9517 2300 RA Leiden NL

Geographic Coverage

The Netherlands

Bounding Coordinates South West [50.736, 3.318], North East [53.521, 7.207]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Phylum  Annelida (Ringed worms),  Phoronida (Horseshoe worms),  Cnidaria (Jellyfish),  Echinodermata (Echinoderm),  Bryozoa (Aquatic invertebrates)
Subphylum  Crustacea (Arthropods)
Class  Bivalvia (Marine and freshwater molluscs),  Cephalopoda (Squid or Octopus),  Gastropoda (Snails)
Order  Algae (Algae),  Sessilia (Barnacles)
Family  Raja (Skates)
Species  Scyliorhinus canicula (lesser-spotted dogfish)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1977-01-01 / 2007-12-31

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers https://ipt.ndff.nl/resource?r=4_003_strand_monitoring_project