European Ocean Biogeographic Information System

EurOBIS point locations EurOBIS - the European Node
of the international Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) - publishes distribution data on marine species, collected within European marine waters or collected by European researchers
outside European marine waters.
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EurOBIS currently holds:
889 datasets
of which 309 datasets published with DOI
24,031,260 occurrence records
20,870,338 quality controlled records (87% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2018-12-22] Type locality distributions from the World Register of Marine Species (20,758 records) [update] [metadata]
[2018-11-22] Type locality distributions from the World Register of Marine Species (20,656 records) [update] [metadata]
[2018-10-22] Type locality distributions from the World Register of Marine Species (20,531 records) [update] [metadata]
[2018-09-25] IFCB110 SMHI Tangesund 2016 (16,777 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-09-25] SHARK - National Ringed seal monitoring in Sweden since 1995 (6,694 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-09-25] SHARK - National Harbour seal monitoring in Sweden since 1988 (8,817 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-09-25] SHARK - National Grey seal monitoring in Sweden since 1989 (12,244 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-09-25] Lophelia pertusa reefs in Norwegian seawaters (1,418 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-09-25] Horseshoe crab distribution records from East America and Asia (368 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-09-25] SHARK - Regional monitoring and monitoring projects of Epibenthos in... (246,760 records) [update] [metadata]

Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2018-11-26]Autonoe karamani (Myers, 1976)[map][WoRMS]
[2018-11-26]Stenothoe eduardi Krapp-Schickel, 1975[map][WoRMS]
[2018-11-26]Golfingia vulgare (de Blainville, 1827) accepted as Golfingia (Golfingia) vulgaris vulgaris (de Blainville, 1827)[map][WoRMS]
[2018-11-26]Notomastus formianus Eisig, 1887[map][WoRMS]
[2018-11-26]Pharaonella astula (Hedley, 1917)[map][WoRMS]
[2018-11-26]Tellina (Peronidia) nitida Poli, 1791 accepted as Peronidia albicans (Gmelin, 1791)[map][WoRMS]
[2018-11-26]Oncaea scottodicarloi Heron & Bradford-Grieve, 1995[map][WoRMS]
[2018-11-26]Oithona longispina Nishida, Tanaka & Omori, 1977[map][WoRMS]
[2018-11-26]Elasmopus pectenicrus (Spence Bate, 1862)[map][WoRMS]
[2018-11-26]Dynamene edwardsi (Lucas, 1849)[map][WoRMS]