The data provided are available as open source for everyone to use.
record (597 species)
Please cite: Marine Forests consortium (2018). MarineForests.com. World Wide Web electronic publication, CCMAR, http://www.marineforests.com; Accessed on (date).
Data use agreement
This initiative follows the FAIR principle, to make data Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable (Wilkinson et al., 2016).
Wilkinson, M. D. et al. (2016). Scientific Data. doi:10.1038/sdata.2016.18
All photographs of marine forests are very useful records of their existence in space and time. However, many records cannot be identified to species level just from photographs. Before using the data check the source and validation level (has the species name been curated), consult experts on the taxon and/or region, and make independent data verifications.