MarBEF Data System

ERMS Geographic scope

The area covered by ERMS is all the continental shelf seas of Europe, from the Canaries and Azores to Greenland and north west Russia, including the Mediterranean shelf and Baltic Seas.

The project covers species occurring in the marine environment, defined as up to the strandline or splash zone above the high tide mark and down to 0.5 (psu, ppt) salinity in estuaries.

  Geographic scope of the European Register of Marine Species  

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