World Wildlife Fund Marine Ecoregions

Title: World Wildlife Fund Marine Ecoregions

Abstract: World Wildlife Fund Marine Ecoregions represents global marine ecoregions. Ecoregions are defined as relatively large areas of land or water containing a characteristic set of natural communities that share a large majority of their species, dynamics, and environmental conditions. This dataset contains the marine ecoregions of the Global 200 ecoregions, a collection of the earth's most outstanding and diverse terrestrial, freshwater, and marine habitats where the earth's biological wealth is most distinctive and rich, where its loss will be most severely felt, and which we must protect if we are to preserve the web of life. For more information, contact

Scale range: Largest scale when displaying the data: 1:50,000,000

Data location: ESRI Data and Maps \world\wwf_mar.sdc

Attributes: G200_REGIO, G200_BIOME, G200_NUM

Theme keywords: polygon, ecoregions, ecosystems, species richness, species endemism, ecological, evolutionary, habitat, global rarity, biodiversity, global 200

Place keywords: World

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