European Ocean Biodiversity Information System

EurOBIS point locations EurOBIS - the European Node
of the international Ocean Biodiversity 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:
1,107 datasets
of which 505 datasets published with DOI
25,394,613 occurrence records
29,223,971 extended Measurement Or Facts (eMoF) records
21,713,795 quality controlled records (86% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2021-05-10] North Sea Benthos Survey (16,846 records) [update] [metadata]
[2021-05-10] SHARK - National marine bacterioplankton monitoring in Sweden since... (14,867 records) [update] [metadata]
[2021-05-10] Amrum Bank and inner German Bight Benthos (1,026 records) [update] [metadata]
[2021-05-10] SHARK - National zooplankton monitoring in Sweden since 1979 (101,715 records) [update] [metadata]
[2021-05-10] SHARK - National zoobenthos monitoring in Sweden since 1971 (129,074 records) [update] [metadata]
[2021-05-10] SHARK - National phytoplankton monitoring in Sweden since 1983 (189,590 records) [update] [metadata]
[2021-05-10] Data collected during the expeditions of the e-learning projects... (416 records) [update] [metadata]
[2021-05-10] Macrobenthos from the eastern English Channel in 1999 and 2001 (24,357 records) [update] [metadata]
[2021-05-10] Macrobenthos samples collected in the Scottish waters in 2001 (4,681 records) [update] [metadata]
[2021-05-10] Eastern Channel dataset (493 records) [update] [metadata]

Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2021-05-13]Aidanosagitta regularis (Aida, 1897)[map][WoRMS]
[2021-05-13]Melosira italica Komarenko, 1956[map][WoRMS]
[2021-05-13]Actinocyclus ehrenbergii Schumann, 1867[map][WoRMS]
[2021-05-13]Chaetoceros wighamii Grunow in Van Heurck, 1882[map][WoRMS]
[2021-05-13]Coscinodiscus concinnus Miquel, 1894[map][WoRMS]
[2021-05-13]Navicula pygmaea Frenguelli, 1923[map][WoRMS]
[2021-05-13]Navicula lyra sensu Brockmann, 1950[map][WoRMS]
[2021-05-13]Phormidium hormoides Setchell & N.L.Gardner, 1918[map][WoRMS]
[2021-05-13]Podosira hormoides sensu W. Smith, 1856[map][WoRMS]
[2021-05-13]Nitzschia closterium Eulenstein, 1868[map][WoRMS]

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