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I am working in QGIS I have two overlapping polygon layers:

  1. A species distribution polygon named species_dist
  2. A bathymetry polygon named depth

The bathymetry polygon attribute table has a depth field with values from 1 to 19.

I want to clip species_dist to only keep the area that overlaps with depth values 1 to 3 of depth.

What is the easiest way to do this?

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Select by attribute or select by expression everything on the bathymetry layer with the desired values, then clip the species with this selection.

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  • Thanks Erik, that has solved my problem. I am running into issues to filter by attribute however. I can only filter by running the following filter command: "depth" = 1 OR "depth" = 2 OR "depth" =3 and if i try "depth" = 1 OR 2 OR 3 it does not work. but that is another issue i guess.
    – ninafb
    Mar 4, 2021 at 10:38
  • @ninafb depth IN ('1','2','3') should work.
    – Erik
    Mar 4, 2021 at 11:44

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