Grup de Recerca d'Opistobranquis de Catalunya

Website and collaboration tools

A community driven website for Catalunya's Opisthobranchia Research Group (GROC).

The website allows professional and amateur divers to report sea slug observations online, helping to collect and validate scientific data. It includes a species guide with taxonomy, photo gallery and charts and maps of spotting frequency based on the collected data.

Graphic design by Rob Whitehouse

  • Homepage displays photos taken by members and lists observations of rare species to promote participation.
  • Species guide with observation charts.
  • Map of registered dive sites.
  • Social-media friendly.
  • Membership management tools.
  • Automatic geographic data (country, maritme zones, ecoregions), from KML polygon data in Google Fusion Tables.