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The Census of Marine Life was a global network of researchers in more than 80 nations engaged in a 10-year scientific initiative to assess and explain the diversity, distribution, and abundance of life in the oceans.  The world's first comprehensive census of the past, present, and future of life in the oceans was released in October 2010.

 

Boundaries

Data that define international borders, maritime boundaries and administrative units.

Page Maritime Boundaries Geodatabase
Global maritime boundaries and exclusive economic zones (EEZ)
Page Global Administrative Areas
Global country and administrative boundaries
Page Large Marine Ecosystems
Large Marine Ecosystems (LME)
Page Longhurst Biogeographical Provinces
This dataset represents a partition of the world oceans into provinces as defined by Longhurst (1995; 1998; 2006)
Page Marine Ecoregions of the World (MEOW)
Global marine realms, provinces, and ecoregions
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