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Cefas Data Portal APIs


A suite of APIs which allow external interaction with all metadata and data published via our data portal (, the portal covers many marine science themes including fisheries, biodiversity, environmental monitoring and aquaculture. Our metadata follow the MEDIN standard ( which is compatible with UK GEMINI and INSPIRE. Our datasets do not currently follow one particular data standard. We are currently undertaking a pilot project which will implement the OGC EDR standard ( to a subset of our data.


Cefas Data Portal APIs documentation



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