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 318 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

[2019-01-31] Macrobenthos monitoring in the Mar Piccolo of Taranto in June 2013 and... (179 records) [new] [metadata]
[2019-01-31] Zooplankton monitoring in the Trieste harbour, North Adriatic Sea... (195 records) [new] [metadata]
[2019-01-31] Macrobenthos monitoring in the Trieste harbour, North Adriatic Sea... (352 records) [new] [metadata]
[2019-01-31] Incidental sightings of marine mammals (31,090 records) [new] [metadata]
[2019-01-31] Finnish Baltic Sea zooplankton monitoring (47,636 records) [new] [metadata]
[2019-01-31] Mesozooplankton in the South Adriatic Sea (MEDGES Experiment) in March... (239 records) [new] [metadata]
[2019-01-31] Macrobenthos collected in the Po River Delta - North Adriatic Sea... (215 records) [new] [metadata]
[2019-01-31] Finnish Baltic Sea benthic monitoring, POHJE database (90,428 records) [update] [metadata]
[2019-01-22] Type locality distributions from the World Register of Marine Species (20,844 records) [update] [metadata]
[2018-12-22] Type locality distributions from the World Register of Marine Species (20,758 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]