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:
956 datasets
of which 391 datasets published with DOI
25,640,753 occurrence records
19,390,504 quality controlled records (76% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2020-03-06] HMAP Dataset 01: SE Australian Trawl Fishery I: Fish (various)... (36,102 records) [update] [metadata]
[2020-03-06] SHARK - Marine bacterioplankton monitoring in Sweden since 1989 (14,385 records) [update] [metadata]
[2020-03-06] Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Belgian Marine... (130 records) [new] [metadata]
[2020-03-06] Abundance & Biomass of benthic infauna from grab samples taken as part... (2,209 records) [new] [metadata]
[2020-03-06] Infaunal SACFOR abundance data from underwater video footage from... (1,192 records) [new] [metadata]
[2020-03-06] Free-living nematodes of the C1-LTER station (Gulf of Trieste,... (502 records) [new] [metadata]
[2020-03-06] Breeding bird data for 7 water birds in the Delta area in 1979 and... (21 records) [new] [metadata]
[2020-03-06] Turbellaria from mudflats in the Zwin nature reserve (1983-1984) (267 records) [new] [metadata]
[2020-03-06] Ecological study of the fish fauna near the mouth of the Zwin in 1985... (90 records) [new] [metadata]
[2020-03-06] Tidal and diurnal rhythms of the hyperbenthos at the 'Vlakte van de... (2,751 records) [new] [metadata]

Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2020-03-06]Odontogadus merlangus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Merlangius merlangus (Linnaeus, 1758)[map][WoRMS]
[2020-03-06]Leptomesochra confluens (Sars G.O., 1911)[map][WoRMS]
[2020-03-06]Amphiascus paracaudaespinosus Roe, 1958 accepted as Sarsamphiascus paracaudaespinosus (Roe, 1958)[map][WoRMS]
[2020-03-06]Halalaimus florescens Gerlach, 1967[map][WoRMS]
[2020-03-06]Nannolaimus guttatus Cobb, 1920[map][WoRMS]
[2020-03-06]Wellsopsyllus (Scottopsyllus) robertsoni (Scott, T. & Scott A., 1895)[map][WoRMS]
[2020-03-06]Halectinosoma erythrops (Brady, 1880)[map][WoRMS]
[2020-03-06]Leptastacus minutus Chappuis, 1954[map][WoRMS]
[2020-03-06]Sarsamphiascus paracaudaespinosus (Roe, 1958)[map][WoRMS]
[2020-03-06]Schizothrix pontica (Griga, 1963)[map][WoRMS]

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