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The data available in Bio-ORACLE are documented in two peer reviewed articles that you should cite:

Tyberghein L, Verbruggen H, Pauly K, Troupin C, Mineur F, De Clerck O (2012) Bio-ORACLE: A global environmental dataset for marine species distribution modelling. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 21, 272–281.
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Assis J, Tyberghein L, Verbruggen H, Serrão EA, De Clerck O (in prep.) Bio-ORACLE v2.0: Extending marine data layers for bioclimatic modelling.


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