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Ocean Biogeographic Information System Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations, is a spatially referenced online database, aggregating marine mammal, seabird, sea turtle and ray & shark observation data from across the globe.

 Aquaculture application: Assists aquaculture planners and stakeholders, in siting proper locations that will have the least impact on marine mammals, sea turtles and other protected species.

Contributing Partners: Census of Marine Life, Marine Spatial Ecology Lab

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NCCOS delivers ecosystem science solutions for stewardship of the nation’s ocean and coastal resources to sustain thriving coastal communities and economies.

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