Source data compiled and provided by the AquaMaps team, from whom
further information can be obtained (link in citation embedded to e-mail).
The data contained in the Half-Degree Cell Authority File (HCAF)
available here is a compilation of freely available data from the
sources listed in the accompanying metadata table. Some data has been
processed or modified for use in the AquaMaps system, and such changes
have been recorded in the metadata table.
The AquaMaps team and their collaborators have obtained data from
sources believed to be reliable and have made every reasonable effort
to ensure accuracy of the data. The AquaMaps team and their
collaborators cannot assume responsibility for errors and omissions in
the data nor in the documentation accompanying them.
The designations employed and the presentation of material do not
imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever by the AquaMaps team
and their collaborators concerning the legal or constitutional status
of any country, territory, city; the area of its authorities; or the
delineation of its frontiers or boundaries.
The AquaMaps team and their collaborators will not be held responsible
for any consequence from the use or misuse of these data by any
organisation or individual.
Kaschner, K., J. S. Ready,
E. Agbayani, J. Rius, K. Kesner-Reyes, P. D. Eastwood, A. B. South, S. O. Kullander, T. Rees, C. H. Close, R.
Watson, D. Pauly, and R. Froese. Editors 2008 AquaMaps Environmental
Dataset: Half-Degree Cells Authority File (HCAF). World Wide Web
electronic publication, www.aquamaps.org/data, Version 07/2010.