Assessment of habitat and stock distribution, i.e. spatial analysis to evaluate the distribution or connectivity of stocks.

Data Location


Format of data: Excel, CSV, Shapefile, TIFF, WMS.

Quality of the Data (Content): Some older (pre 1996) datasets not highly quality controlled, newer datasets are of higher quality in terms of attribution, quality control and metadata provision.

Quality of Data (Structure): Most data are ready to use for content-relevant analysis

Available Habitat data for Barbados comprises a number of datasets including Benthic Habitat Map, Reef Classification, Reef Monitoring Sites and Coral Health Database (additional details in attachment). Data available on request to Director, Coastal Zone Management Unit

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data machine readable
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • Y Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Available in bulk
  • N Is the data available online
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Metadata records machine readable in MEF. Some machine readable spatial data files served from (internal) GeoNetwork
Reviewer   Patrick McConney
Submitters   Patrick McConney
Last modified   Mon Mar 23 2015 07:02:11 GMT+0000 (UTC)