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:
1,213 datasets
of which 587 datasets published with DOI
29,709,188 occurrence records
49,920,486 extended Measurement Or Facts (eMoF) records
25,123,723 quality controlled records (85% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2022-03-28] Zooplankton data collected in the Romanian Black Sea waters between... (12,152 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-03-28] Biometric measurements of the seagrass Zostera marina in the Mira... (52 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-03-28] Marine fauna in underwater monitoring (years 2015-2016) (632 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-03-28] HELCOM/OSPAR Estonia ports water sampling (1,129 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-03-28] Circalittoral faunal turf occurrences on the Azores shelves (central... (199 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-03-28] Black coral occurrences on the Azores shelves (central north Atlantic)... (298 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-03-28] Rhodolith occurrences in the Azores (central north Atlantic) between... (73 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-03-28] The marine algae of Alexandria. I. A report on some marine algae... (55 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-03-22] Type locality distributions from the World Register of Marine Species (32,966 records) [update] [metadata]
[2022-02-22] Type locality distributions from the World Register of Marine Species (31,281 records) [update] [metadata]

Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2022-03-14]Codium elongatum (Turner) C.Agardh, 1823 accepted as Codium decorticatum (Woodward) M.A.Howe, 1911[map][WoRMS]
[2022-03-14]Cladophora utriculosa Kützing, 1843 accepted as Cladophora lehmanniana (Lindenberg) Kützing, 1843[map][WoRMS]
[2022-03-14]Cladophora ramosissima (Draparnaud ex Kützing) Kützing, 1843 accepted as Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing, 1843[map][WoRMS]
[2022-03-14]Rhodochorton virgatulum (Harvey) K.M.Drew, 1928 accepted as Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli, 1858[map][WoRMS]
[2022-03-14]Polysiphonia variegata f. divergens Agardh[map][WoRMS]
[2022-01-26]Mollia rosselii (Audouin, 1826) accepted as Rosseliana rosselii (Audouin, 1826)[map][WoRMS]
[2022-01-26]Mercuria confusa (Frauenfeld, 1863) accepted as Mercuria similis (Draparnaud, 1805)[map][WoRMS]
[2022-01-26]Zeuxo (Zeuxo) holdichi Bamber, 1990 accepted as Zeuxo holdichi Bamber, 1990[map][WoRMS]
[2022-01-26]Entodesmis maritima (Anand) Parke & J.C.Green, 1976[map][WoRMS]
[2022-01-26]Hippolyte hunti (Gosse, 1877) accepted as Hippolyte prideauxiana Leach, 1817[map][WoRMS]

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