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Description

Redmap (Range Extension Database and Mapping project) is a citizen science research project that invites Australians to share (or “log”) sightings of marine species observed that are ‘uncommon’ to their local seas. The species identification of these sightings is verified by a panel of Australian expert marine scientists. Over time, Redmap will use this ‘citizen science’ data to map which Australian marine species may be shifting where they live in response to changes in the marine environment, such as ocean warming/climate change.

The Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) at the University of Tasmania has partnered with research institutes across the country to help monitor species distributions in the marine environment. Citizen scientists – fishers, divers, boaters and beachcombers-can contribute their knowledge of the seas to help monitor Australia’s vast coastline. The citizen science data collected highlights regions and species that may be experiencing important distribution changes, so that research can be focused into these areas.

Inspiring Australia and NSW Government Environmental Education Trust Fund provided funding (with support from IMAS and the University of Newcastle) for the development and production of a beautiful and easy-to-use tool allowing photo sightings of unusual marine sightings for any particular area to be submitted to Redmap. The app also contains information on Redmap species that are highlighted in each coastal region as those that are important to look out for. The species information provided includes pictures and basic biology as well as distribution maps.

The app also allows individuals to build their own map and catalogue of submitted sightings (sightings will appear on the public website after verification by our science team).

Download and start to spot, log and map today!

For more information or to provide feedback on this app, please see the Redmap website www.redmap.org.au

Available for iPhone and iPod touch, iOS version 6.1 or higher.

What’s New

Version 2.0.3

Minor error handling improvements

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

DiveFlagApp ,

Absolutely Brilliant

About time that an application this brilliant was developed. Looking forward to contributing content and aiding in scientific findings. Highly recommended!

Mlburgo ,

Perfect for any ocean going citizen science

Log any unusual marine species in Australia

Tibeh ,

Map

Good app to log rare sightings etc but it crashes regularly

App Privacy

The developer, Condense Pty Ltd, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Identifiers
  • Diagnostics

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Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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