Browse information on 131 habitats (as biotopes). Habitat information research targets biotopes identified within the interest features of marine Special Areas for Conservation (SACs) in English, Scottish and Welsh waters, and represent many of the United Kingdom's marine Biodiversity Action Plan habitats.
Browse information on 873 species. Alternatively search for your species of interest. The species information research focuses on priority species for conservation in the Britain and Ireland, e.g. those listed as Biodiversity Action Plan species, under the EU Habitats Directive or under OSPAR Annex V, amongst other.
View information on the sensitivity of 216 species and 131 biotopes. The MarLIN approach to sensitivity assessment examines the likely effects of human activities and natural events on marine species and habitat. The approach was designed in liaison with national Government, countryside agencies and marine experts.
Search the database of seabed indicator species, compiled to support the EU Water Framework Directive and inform the development of measures of quality.