feature (id #268):
Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas (EBSAs)
|description||Ecologically and biologically significant areas (EBSAs) delineated by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) for marine planning work|
|atlas page||This altas page is not yet available for download from BCMCA.
(This item is not in our 2010 printed atlas.)
|feature GIS data||download ZIP of shapefiles (6.1 MB)|
|Marxan metadata||As BCMCA does not use this feature in the analyses, Marxan metadata was not generated for this feature.|
|Marxan-ready data||Either BCMCA does not have permission to share Marxan data for this feature (see data custodians), or BCMCA does not use this feature in the analyses and so no Marxan data was generated for this feature.|
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for data layer: EBSAs
custodian — Fisheries and Oceans Canada
how to access the restricted data
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