Marine Resources Geographic Information System Internet Map Server

Overview

The Marine Resources Geographic Information System, or MRGIS, Internet Map Server is the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s source for a variety of marine-related data. Data focused on oil spills, harmful algal blooms, marine mammals, sea turtles, boating, coastal marine habitats, and marine managed areas are all included, along with some base layer and political boundary information. All data are made available through the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute. The datum for all files is the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD83), using a customized Albers projection, in meters.

Limitations and Notes

Users are encouraged to read and fully comprehend the metadata record before using these data. Please acknowledge the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) as the data source for any products developed from these data. Users should be aware that comparison with other data sets for the same area may be inaccurate due to inconsistencies resulting from changes in mapping conventions, data collection techniques, and computer processes over time. FWC shall not be liable for improper or incorrect use of these data. These data are not to be used for navigation.

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