Brings you the best marine ecotourism experiences in Europe

Objective

EMODnet biology

The European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) Biology is an ambitious and exciting initiative to assemble collected marine data -  which may otherwise remain hidden and unavailable -  and to provide widespread open access to these data via a single platform www.emodnet-biology.eu

Targeted Species & Habitats

EMODnet biology

About this project

EMODnet biology
EMODnet Biology provides free access to data on the temporal and spatial distribution of marine species and species traits from all European regional seas. EMODnet Biology recognises that everyone collecting data and information on the distribution of marine and brackish water species in Europe can make a valuable contribution to EMODnet. Citizen science initiatives have already provided useful data to EMODnet and more are encouraged to do so by following the simple instructions available here. These efforts will support EMODnet by adding the to the wealth of publicly available biodiversity data already available at www.emodnet.eu.

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EMODnet biology

How can you contribute?

EMODnet Biology

Any group can submit information to EMODnet Biology – not just scientists or researchers!

If you would like to submit data to this project, speak directly with the coordinator Simon Claus at bio@emodnet.eu to discuss how best to help them, or send him directly the type of sightings you would be willing to deliver, including at least the following information:

  • Date and time
  • Species
  • Pictures to confirm the sighting
  • GPS location
  • Maximum and minimum depth (if diving)
  • Number of individuals if possible

All the information (especially species) gets validated by experts and is then displayed on a publicly available map.

Contact

EMODnet biology
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
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Experience marine wildlife

26.00

Sunset Kayak Excursion in Sant Feliu de Guixols

Spain Catalonia Costa Brava
100.00

Mountain bike tour of Portofino

Italy Liguria Genoa Portofino
75.00

Try Dive in Menorca

Spain Balearic Islands Menorca
65.00

Dolphin & Bird Watching Tour in Gipuzkoa

Spain Basque Country
40.00

Learn to surf in El Palmar

Spain Andalusia Cadiz
370.00

Advanced open water course in Umag

Croatia Istria Umag & Novigrad
35.00

Dolphin and Whale Watching Tour

Portugal Madeira Islands Madeira
40.00

Kayaking & Snorkeling Experience in Llança

Spain Catalonia Costa Brava Cap de Creus
399.00

Get your Open Water Diving Certificate in Mallorca

Spain Balearic Islands Majorca
40.00

Marine Tapas Experience by Kayak in Costa Brava

Spain Catalonia Costa Brava Cap de Creus
77.00

Portofino SUP Adventure

Italy Liguria Genoa Portofino
28.00

Sea Safari & Marine Heritage Tour

Ireland County Donegal Gaeltacht and Donegal Islands The Gaeltacht and Donegal Islands
28.00

Sliabh Liag Boat Trips

Ireland County Donegal Gaeltacht and Donegal Islands Sliabh Liag
55.00

Blasket Island Marine Eco Tour

Ireland County Kerry Blasket Islands
50.00

Cork Whale Watch with Colin Barnes

Ireland County Cork
35.00

Surfing the Causeway Coast

UK Northern Ireland Causeway Coast & Glens Causeway Coast
22.00

Guided snorkel route at l'Ametlla de Mar

Spain Catalonia Costa Daurada
600.00

4-day Kayak and Wild Camp the Archipelago

Sweden Götaland
39.00

Fun Dive in Dragonera Island

Spain Balearic Islands Majorca
60.00

Sea Stack Climbing in Ireland

Ireland County Donegal Gaeltacht and Donegal Islands The Gaeltacht and Donegal Islands

Discover Europe's best natural landscapes

Gemeos Pequenos

Portugal Algarve Portimao Gemeos Pequenos

El Palmar

Spain Andalusia Cadiz El Palmar

Mulroy Bay

Ireland County Donegal Fanad Peninsula Mulroy Bay

Porth Rock Reef

UK Cornwall North coast Newquay Porth Rock Reef

Aries Shipwreck

Spain Galicia Rias Baixas Ria de Arousa Aries Shipwreck

Sliabh Liag

Ireland County Donegal Gaeltacht and Donegal Islands Sliabh Liag

Lanzarote

Spain Canary Islands Lanzarote

Punta Socastro

Spain Galicia Mariña Lucense Punta Socastro

Tarifa

Spain Andalusia Cadiz Tarifa

Forte da Baralha

Portugal Lisbon region Sesimbra Forte da Baralha

Gran Canaria

Spain Canary Islands Gran Canaria

Gobbins and Larne

UK Northern Ireland Causeway Coast & Glens Gobbins and Larne

Highlands

UK Scotland Highlands

Rovinj

Croatia Istria Rovinj

Bota de Fora

Portugal Algarve Portimao Bota de Fora

HMS Scylla

UK Cornwall South East Cornwall HMS Scylla

Farol da Guia

Portugal Lisbon region Cascais Farol da Guia

Garraf Natural Park

Spain Catalonia Costa Barcelona Garraf Natural Park

Hemptons Turbot Bank

Ireland County Donegal Inishowen Hemptons Turbot Bank

Las Raras

Spain Galicia Costa da Morte Las Raras

Gilstone Reef

UK Cornwall Isles of Scilly Gilstone Reef

Costa Brava

Spain Catalonia Costa Brava

Grianan of Aileach

Ireland County Donegal Inishowen Grianan of Aileach

Costa Barcelona

Spain Catalonia Costa Barcelona

Pedra do Meio

Portugal Lisbon region Sesimbra Pedra do Meio

Portnoo

Ireland County Donegal Donegal Bay Portnoo

El Hierro

Spain Canary Islands El Hierro

Portnablagh Beach

Ireland County Donegal Fanad Peninsula Portnablagh Beach

La Palma

Spain Canary Islands La Palma

The Syracusa

UK Cornwall North coast Newquay The Syracusa

Causeway Coast & Glens

UK Northern Ireland Causeway Coast & Glens

Porec

Croatia Istria Porec

Pula & Medulin

Croatia Istria Pula & Medulin

Jardim dos Nudibrânquios

Portugal Algarve Portimao Jardim dos Nudibrânquios

El Montgrí, Illes Medes i Baix Ter Natural Park

Spain Catalonia Costa Brava El Montgrí, Illes Medes i Baix Ter Natural Park

Tossa de Mar

Spain Catalonia Costa Brava Tossa de Mar

Lisbon region

Portugal Lisbon region

Skye and Lochalsh

UK Scotland Highlands Skye and Lochalsh

Baia da Armacao

Portugal Lisbon region Sesimbra Baia da Armacao

Dragonera Island

Spain Balearic Islands Majorca Dragonera Island

The Quies

UK Cornwall North coast Newquay The Quies

Basque Country

Spain Basque Country

Lough Swilly

Ireland County Donegal Inishowen Lough Swilly

Malin Beg

Ireland County Donegal Donegal Bay Malin Beg

Portofino

Italy Liguria Genoa Portofino

Pednathise Head

UK Cornwall Isles of Scilly Pednathise Head

Illa de Ons

Spain Galicia Rias Baixas Ria de Arousa Illa de Ons

Aiguamolls de l'Empordà

Spain Catalonia Costa Brava Aiguamolls de l'Empordà

Labin & Rabac

Croatia Istria Labin & Rabac

Pedra do Leao

Portugal Lisbon region Sesimbra Pedra do Leao

Fuerteventura

Spain Canary Islands Fuerteventura

Illa Coelleira

Spain Galicia Mariña Lucense Illa Coelleira

Jardim das Gorgonias

Portugal Lisbon region Sesimbra Jardim das Gorgonias

Tory Island

Ireland County Donegal Gaeltacht and Donegal Islands Tory Island

La Gomera

Spain Canary Islands La Gomera

Cap de Creus

Spain Catalonia Costa Brava Cap de Creus

Castle Beach and Silversteps

UK Cornwall West coast & Lizard Peninsula Falmouth Bay Castle Beach and Silversteps

Istria

Croatia Istria

Madeira

Portugal Madeira Islands Madeira

Algarve

Portugal Algarve

Pedra da Âncora

Portugal Algarve Portimao Pedra da Âncora

Underwater Canyons of Maresme

Spain Catalonia Costa Barcelona Underwater Canyons of Maresme

Blasket Islands

Ireland County Kerry Blasket Islands

Hatt Rock

UK Cornwall South East Cornwall Hatt Rock

Talland Bay

UK Cornwall South East Cornwall Talland Bay

Delta de l'Ebre Natural Park

Spain Catalonia Terres de l'Ebre Delta de l'Ebre Natural Park

Owey Island

Ireland County Donegal Gaeltacht and Donegal Islands Owey Island

Brijuni National Park

Croatia Istria Brijuni National Park

Krka National Park

Croatia Sibenik-Knin Krka National Park

Torre de Hercules - Punta Herminia

Spain Galicia Costa da Morte Torre de Hercules - Punta Herminia

Lobeira Islands

Spain Galicia Costa da Morte Lobeira Islands

County Sligo

Ireland County Sligo

SS Hildebrand

Portugal Lisbon region Cascais SS Hildebrand

Ballycastle and Rathlin

UK Northern Ireland Causeway Coast & Glens Ballycastle and Rathlin

Cita Wreckage

UK Cornwall Isles of Scilly Cita Wreckage

Costa Daurada

Spain Catalonia Costa Daurada

North Inishowen

Ireland County Donegal Inishowen North Inishowen

Porto Santo

Portugal Madeira Islands Porto Santo

Illas Sisargas

Spain Galicia Costa da Morte Illas Sisargas

Cornwall

UK Cornwall

Inishowen

Ireland County Donegal Inishowen

Manacles Reef

UK Cornwall West coast & Lizard Peninsula Falmouth Bay Manacles Reef

Gemeos Grandes

Portugal Algarve Portimao Gemeos Grandes

Spiros

Portugal Algarve Portimao Spiros

River Gurara - Popa

Portugal Lisbon region Sesimbra River Gurara - Popa

Malin Head

Ireland County Donegal Inishowen Malin Head

Illa de Salvora

Spain Galicia Rias Baixas Ria de Arousa Illa de Salvora

Arranmore Island

Ireland County Donegal Gaeltacht and Donegal Islands Arranmore Island

Causeway Coast

UK Northern Ireland Causeway Coast & Glens Causeway Coast

Catalonia

Spain Catalonia

Ponta da Passagem

Portugal Lisbon region Sesimbra Ponta da Passagem

Cinque Terre

Italy Liguria Genoa Cinque Terre

The Glens of Antrim

UK Northern Ireland Causeway Coast & Glens The Glens of Antrim

Barcelona

Spain Catalonia Costa Barcelona Barcelona

Götaland

Sweden Götaland

Umag & Novigrad

Croatia Istria Umag & Novigrad

Pedra da Nau

Portugal Lisbon region Cascais Pedra da Nau

Pedra do Mariano

Portugal Algarve Portimao Pedra do Mariano

Delta del Llobregat Natural Park

Spain Catalonia Costa Barcelona Delta del Llobregat Natural Park

Fanad Head

Ireland County Donegal Fanad Peninsula Fanad Head

Teelin

Ireland County Donegal Donegal Bay Teelin

Cabo Raso

Portugal Lisbon region Cascais Cabo Raso

The Volnay

UK Cornwall West coast & Lizard Peninsula Falmouth Bay The Volnay

Cape Kamenjak

Croatia Istria Cape Kamenjak

Svealand

Sweden Svealand

Jardim do Vau

Portugal Algarve Portimao Jardim do Vau

Trawbreaga Bay

Ireland County Donegal Inishowen Trawbreaga Bay

Vrsar & Vuntana

Croatia Istria Vrsar & Vuntana

Norrland

Sweden Norrland

Ponta de Rana

Portugal Lisbon region Cascais Ponta de Rana

Tixoso

Spain Galicia Mariña Lucense Tixoso

Illa de Rua

Spain Galicia Rias Baixas Ria de Arousa Illa de Rua

County Donegal

Ireland County Donegal

Kornati National Park

Croatia Sibenik-Knin Kornati National Park

Pedras de Portimao

Portugal Algarve Portimao Pedras de Portimao

Parque das Gorgonias

Portugal Algarve Portimao Parque das Gorgonias

Tenerife

Spain Canary Islands Tenerife

Liguria

Italy Liguria

Inishtrahull Island

Ireland County Donegal Inishowen Inishtrahull Island

St John's Point

Ireland County Donegal Donegal Bay St John's Point

Praia da Duquesa

Portugal Lisbon region Cascais Praia da Duquesa

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