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:
760 datasets
of which 238 datasets published with DOI
20,101,103 occurrence records
17,489,852 quality controlled records (87% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2017-08-18] Phytoplankton monitoring in the Trieste harbour, North Adriatic Sea... (201 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-08-18] Phytoplankton monitoring in the Trieste harbour - North Adriatic Sea... (3,944 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-08-18] Polychaeta distribution data from: Deep-sea fauna of European seas -... (605 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-08-18] Microzooplankton South Adriatic-PRISMA1-Flussi Project (9,265 records) [update] [metadata]
[2017-08-18] MAREANO - Base-line mapping of hyperbenthic crustacea fauna obtained... (9,967 records) [update] [metadata]
[2017-08-18] MAREANO - Base-line mapping of fauna obtained with grab (27,015 records) [update] [metadata]
[2017-08-18] MAREANO - Base-line mapping of epifauna obtained with Beamtrawl (15,733 records) [update] [metadata]
[2017-08-18] Phytoplankton collected in the Mediterranean Sea in 1959 on board the... (1,006 records) [update] [metadata]
[2017-08-18] Benthos collected in the Azov Sea in 1935 on board the R/V N.... (1,829 records) [update] [metadata]
[2017-08-18] Benthos collected in the Azov Sea during several expeditions in... (1,258 records) [update] [metadata]


Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2017-07-24]Eucampia zodiacus f. cylindrocornis Syvertsen in Syvertsen & Hasle, 1983[map][WoRMS]
[2017-07-07]Ophelina bowitzi Parapar, Moreira & Helgason, 2011[map][WoRMS]
[2017-07-07]Aphroditella hastata (Moore, 1905) accepted as Aphrodita hastata Moore, 1905[map][WoRMS]
[2017-07-07]Eupistella darwini (McIntosh, 1885)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-07-07]Potamethus spathiferus (Ehlers, 1887)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-07-07]Sinantenna macrophthalma (Fauvel, 1913)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-07-07]Ceratonereis (Composetia) versipedata (Ehlers, 1887)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-07-07]Uschakovius enigmaticus Laubier & Ramos, 1973[map][WoRMS]
[2017-07-07]Harmothoe evei Kirkegaard, 1980[map][WoRMS]
[2017-07-07]Nothria atlantica (Hartman, 1965)[map][WoRMS]