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:
875 datasets
of which 308 datasets published with DOI
23,860,954 occurrence records
20,671,981 quality controlled records (87% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2018-04-16] Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ) - Kom Fyke Mokbaai (273,002 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-04-16] RSMP Baseline Dataset (1,123,600 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-04-16] Temporal evolution of zooplankton by Juday-Bogorov net in the... (7,099 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-04-16] Temporal evolution of zooplankton, surface observations, in the... (3,606 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-04-16] Temporal evolution of zooplankton by Regent net in the Northwestern... (5,629 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-04-16] Temporal evolution of zooplankton by WP2 net in the Northwestern... (4,149 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-04-16] SHARK - Regional monitoring and monitoring projects of Epibenthos in... (246,760 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-04-16] Phytoplankton composition, primary production and chlorophyll a from... (5,993 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-04-16] Macrozoobenthos of marine waters in mainland Portugal collected in... (1,156 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-04-16] Benthic fauna of the Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural... (627 records) [new] [metadata]

Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2018-04-16]Socarnopsis filicornis (Heller, 1866) accepted as Socarnes filicornis (Heller, 1866)[map][WoRMS]
[2018-04-16]Monoculodes falcatus G.O. Sars, 1892 accepted as Deflexilodes subnudus (Norman, 1889)[map][WoRMS]
[2018-04-16]Andania abyssi (Boeck, 1871) accepted as Andaniexis abyssi (Boeck, 1871)[map][WoRMS]
[2018-04-16]Porella alba Nordgaard, 1906[map][WoRMS]
[2018-04-16]Cymodoce tattersalli Torelli, 1929[map][WoRMS]
[2018-04-16]Notophyllum americanum Verrill, 1882[map][WoRMS]
[2018-04-16]Chrysallida truncatula (Jeffreys, 1850) accepted as Jordaniella truncatula (Jeffreys, 1850)[map][WoRMS]
[2018-04-16]Crangon sculptus Bell, 1847 [in Bell, 1844-1853] accepted as Philocheras sculptus (Bell, 1847 [in Bell, 1844-1853])[map][WoRMS]
[2018-04-16]Eunice dubitatus Fauchald, 1974 accepted as Eunice dubitata Fauchald, 1974[map][WoRMS]
[2018-04-16]Leucothoe brunonis Krapp-Schickel & Menioui, 2005[map][WoRMS]