Invasive species - Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis) in Flanders, Belgium

Invasive species - Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis) in Flanders, Belgium is a species occurrence dataset published by the Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO). The dataset contains over 6,000 occurrences (Chinese mitten crab exclusively) sampled between 2000 and now. The data are compiled from different monitoring initiatives coordinated or run at INBO. The Chinese mitten crab is listed as a species of EU concern sensu the EU regulation 1143/2014 on the prevention and management of the introduction and spread of invasive alien species (IAS). This requires member states to report on the status and distrubution of such species. Issues with the dataset can be reported at https://github.com/LifeWatchINBO/data-publication/tree/master/datasets/invasive-chinese-mitten-crab-occurrences To allow anyone to use this dataset, we have released the data to the public domain under a Creative Commons Zero waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/). We would appreciate however, if you read and follow these norms for data use (http://www.inbo.be/en/norms-for-data-use) and provide a link to the original dataset (https://doi.org/10.15468/eakzzv) whenever possible. If you use these data for a scientific paper, please cite the dataset following the applicable citation norms and/or consider us for co-authorship. We are always interested to know how you have used or visualized the data, or to provide more information, so please contact us via the contact information provided in the metadata, opendata@inbo.be or https://twitter.com/LifeWatchINBO.

Dataset metrics

Occurrences map

Data and Resources

View the dataset on GBIF website.

Additional Info

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Source http://www.gbif.org/dataset/258c9ce5-1bda-4001-a192-347c9e7fb186
Last Updated May 16, 2018, 12:10 (Europe/Brussels)
Created May 16, 2018, 12:10 (Europe/Brussels)
Dataset type OCCURRENCE
Source DarwinCore Archive https://data.inbo.be/ipt/archive.do?r=invasive-chinese-mitten-crab-occurrences
Dataset website https://www.inbo.be/nl/onderzoeksgroepen/faunabeheer
GBIF UUID 258c9ce5-1bda-4001-a192-347c9e7fb186
Administrative contact Sander Devisscher - Research assistant - faunabeheer@inbo.be
Metadata author Peter Desmet - LifeWatch team coordinator - peter.desmet@inbo.be