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UK Marine Biology

The Archive for Marine Species and Habitats Data (DASSH)

Maintains digital archive facilities for datasets, images and video of benthic species and habitats as a national information resource to support marine science and stewardship of the marine environment.

British Marine Life Study Society

Aims to encourage the study of and interest in marine life around the UK's coasts. Features news, photographs and reports from around the coast.

Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa

Project funded by the Natural Environment Research Council and managed by the Scottish Association for Marine Science. Includes details of services and strains available, with contacts.

Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland

A photographic guide covering a selection of the larger animals around the coasts of Britain and Ireland, to help divers and marine biologists recognise species in situ; includes links to distribution maps.

Marine Alliance for Science & Technology for Scotland (MASTS)

Supports and promotes marine research programmes; provides a guide to their themes, details of their postgraduate school and research studentships, and contacts. MASTS_ASM

Marine Biological Association of the UK

Contains a list of current research priorities, plus details of outreach facilities and archives.

Marine Biological Association UK

Contains list of current research, education, outreach, facilities, library and archive articles.

An information resource for anybody interested in marine biology including volunteering and taking part in conservation projects.


Marine life portal; presents extensive species information plus newsletter, teaching resources, data, kids' zone and information on recording marine life.

Porcupine Marine Natural History Society

Society for those interested in marine natural history and recording, particularly in the North East Atlantic region and the Mediterranean Sea. Includes newsletter and membership information plus details of the recording scheme.

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