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Modelled Global Distribution of the Seagrass Biome - United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre

This is a MaxEnt model map of the global distribution of the seagrass biome. Species occurrence records were extracted from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF), United Nations Environment Programme-World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) Ocean Data Viewer and Ocean biogeographic information system (OBIS). This map shows the suitable habitats for the seagrass distribution at global scale.

Jayathilake D.R.M., Costello M.J. 2018. A modelled global distribution of the seagrass biome. Biological Conservation.

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Modelled Global Distribution of the Seagrass Biome

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Field Value
Publisher Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
Modified 12 February 2022
Release Date 21 July 2021
Source URL
Identifier 8a1511aa-cce3-4afe-89d5-deacf943bb62
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Worldwide
Relevant Countries Worldwide
License Public
[Open Data]
Contact Name D. Jayathilake
Contact Email [email protected]
POD Theme Biodiversity, Coastal and Marine