European Ocean Biogeographic Information System

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:
801 datasets
of which 288 datasets published with DOI
20,276,151 occurrence records
17,646,192 quality controlled records (87% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2017-12-15] Norman and Florence Hammond records. Seawatch and coastal survey... (9,024 records) [update] [metadata]
[2017-12-15] Echinoderm specimens of Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, France (23,071 records) [update] [metadata]
[2017-12-15] Ecoscope Balbaya Database (9,274 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-12-15] Coastal and marine species (374 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-12-15] Chondrichthyans Of Ireland (7,721 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-12-15] Biological Reference Collections ICM CSIC (10,534 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-12-15] Zariquiey Collection. Biological Reference Collections ICM CSIC (6,215 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-12-15] Rocky Shore Macroalgae (2,839 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-12-15] Microphytobenthos monitoring in the Trieste harbour, North Adriatic... (122 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-12-15] Fucus virsoides distribution in 1992-1993. Gulf of Trieste, North... (120 records) [new] [metadata]

Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2017-08-29]Alacia major Chavtur, 1978[map][WoRMS]
[2017-08-29]Alacia minor (McHardy, R.A., 1964)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-08-29]Pseudoconchoecia serrulata (Claus, 1874)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-08-29]Bathyconchoecia latrostris Poulsen, 1972[map][WoRMS]
[2017-08-29]Proceroecia macroprocera (Angel, 1971)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-08-29]Mollicia minki (Poulsen, 1973)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-08-29]Halocypretta striata Müller, G.W., 1906[map][WoRMS]
[2017-08-29]Metaconchoecetosa teretivalvata (Iles, 1953) accepted as Rotundoecia teretivalvata (Iles, 1953)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-08-29]Metaconchoecia acuta (Gooday, 1981)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-08-29]Euconchoecia pacifica Chavtur, 1976[map][WoRMS]