Distribution data matrix
datasetposted on 16.05.2019 by Christian Ibañez, Heather Braid, Sergio Carrasco, David Lopez-Cordova, Gabriela Torretti, Patricio Camus
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Data base based on a comprehensive literature review and >5,000 records obtained from biological collections (first sheet). The presence-absence matrix including 61 latitudinal bands (2° each) along the Eastern Pacific (60N – 60S) (second sheet). Using this data matrix we estimated species richness, distribution range and range endpoints at each band.