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:
843 datasets
of which 291 datasets published with DOI
20,691,985 occurrence records
18,019,824 quality controlled records (87% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2018-03-12] Strandings along Romanian Black Sea coasts 2010-2016 (525 records) [update] [metadata]
[2018-03-12] Phytoplankton North Adriatic-Gulf of Trieste LTER time-series (28,604 records) [update] [metadata]
[2018-03-12] Allied Humpback Whale Catalogue, 1976 - 2003 (3,928 records) [update] [metadata]
[2018-03-12] Alnitak Cetaceans and sea turtles surveys off Southern Spain (4,871 records) [update] [metadata]
[2018-03-12] UK Royal Navy Marine Mammal Observations (1,408 records) [update] [metadata]
[2018-03-12] YoNAH Encounter: The Years of the North Atlantic Humpback Whale (4,215 records) [update] [metadata]
[2018-03-12] IMMRAC Marine mammal sightings from the Mediterranean's Levantine... (105 records) [update] [metadata]
[2018-03-12] Tracking of Arctic tern migrations 2007-2008 (2,060 records) [update] [metadata]
[2018-03-12] Jonian Dolphin Conservation di Taranto marine mammal sightings... (155 records) [update] [metadata]
[2018-03-12] Cetaceans sightings by boat 2010-2016 (99 records) [update] [metadata]

Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2017-12-15]Tryblionella debilis var. debilis Arnott ex O'Meara, 1873[map][WoRMS]
[2017-12-15]Frustulia attenuata Kützing, 1834[map][WoRMS]
[2017-12-15]Gyrosigma attenuata (Kützing) Rabenhorst, 1853 represented as Frustulia attenuata Kützing, 1834[map][WoRMS]
[2017-12-15]Amphora veneta A. Schmidt in Schmidt et al., 1875[map][WoRMS]
[2017-12-15]Amphora coffeaeformis sensu H.L. Smith, 1874[map][WoRMS]
[2017-12-15]Tryblionella constricta Gregory, 1855[map][WoRMS]
[2017-12-15]Navicula liber W.Smith, 1853 accepted as Caloneis liber (W.Smith) Cleve, 1894[map][WoRMS]
[2017-12-15]Grammatophora macilenta var. macilenta W. Smith, 1856[map][WoRMS]
[2017-12-15]Synedra pelagica Cleve-Euler, 1937[map][WoRMS]
[2017-12-15]Amphora complanata Grunow, 1867[map][WoRMS]