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:
982 datasets
of which 403 datasets published with DOI
25,901,323 occurrence records
19,493,020 quality controlled records (75% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2020-05-18] Macrobenthos of the Voordelta (Grevelingen, Oosterschelde) in 1988 and... (764 records) [update] [metadata]
[2020-05-18] Ornithological observations in the southeast of the North Sea between... (297 records) [update] [metadata]
[2020-05-18] Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Vertebrates/Types... (1,441 records) [new] [metadata]
[2020-05-18] Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences marine Chelicerata... (224 records) [new] [metadata]
[2020-05-18] Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Cnidaria collection (4,317 records) [new] [metadata]
[2020-05-18] Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Bird Collection (55,971 records) [new] [metadata]
[2020-05-18] Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Pisces collection (2,267 records) [new] [metadata]
[2020-05-18] Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Mammalia collection (39,750 records) [new] [metadata]
[2020-05-18] Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Bryozoa collection (759 records) [new] [metadata]
[2020-05-18] Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Brachiopoda collection (114 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 & Robertson, 1876)[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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