Shapefiles

Exclusive Economic Zones Boundaries (EEZ)

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IHO Sea Areas

Marineregions: intersect of EEZ's and IHO areas

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Marine and land zones: the union of world country boundaries and EEZ's

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World Marine Heritage Sites

FAO Fishing Areas

Large Marine Ecosystems of the World

Longhurst Biogeographical Provinces

ICES Ecoregions

ICES Statistical areas

OSPAR Boundaries and Regions

Marine Ecoregions of the World, MEOW (Spalding et al., 2007)

Continental margins between 140m and 3500m depth (IFREMER - COMARGE, 2009)

The SeaVoX Salt and Fresh Water Body Gazetteer

Statistics on Marbound and IHO (Costello et al., 2011)

TDWG Geography shapefiles

  • More information and the shapefiles can be found on Kew GIS Unit
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GEBCO Gazetteer of undersea feature names

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General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO)

  • More information and the grid files can be found on www.gebco.net
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ETOPO1 Global Relief Model

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The NAFO Convention Area

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Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Shapefile (TNC)

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Global contourite distribution Shapefile