The seagrass dataset has been compiled by UNEP-WCMC in collaboration with Dr Frederick T. Short, University of New Hampshire, USA to show the global distribution of seagrass species. This dataset shows the range of individual seagrass species and was published in “The World Atlas of Seagrasses” (2003). This dataset was used to create a global map of seagrass biodiversity.
Citation: Global seagrass diversity (V 1.0, 2003) prepared by UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) in collaboration with Dr. Frederick T. Short.
Size: 1.56 MB
Bounding Coordinates: West: -180.000015
Coordinate System: Geographic
Angular Units: Decimal degrees
Spheroid: WGS 1984
Datum: WGS 1984
Format: Vector shapefile
Format version: ArcGIS 9.3
Contact organisation: UNEP-WCMC
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