Marine strandings data 2013-2018 (cetaceans, seals, sharks, turtles) (time-aware)

This map layer has been supplied directly by Marine Scotland National Marine Plan interactive. You can obtain additional information about the layer on this page

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The layer shows locations of the marine animals that were reported to the Scottish Marine Animal Stranding Scheme (SMASS) for the period shown by the dates in the layer name. These often include cetaceans, seals, basking shark and marine turtles. Designed for use with NMPi's time aware functionality.

Point shapefile provided by Scotland's Rural College (SRUC). Data available online via

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