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:
1,205 datasets
of which 575 datasets published with DOI
29,694,044 occurrence records
51,609,472 extended Measurement Or Facts (eMoF) records
25,112,432 quality controlled records (85% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2022-01-20] Biocean (32,714 records) [update] [metadata]
[2022-01-20] CETUS: Cetacean monitoring surveys in the Eastern North Atlantic (3,195 records) [update] [metadata]
[2022-01-20] LifeWatch observatory data: phytoplankton observations by imaging flow... (13,175 records) [update] [metadata]
[2022-01-20] Mesozooplankton, National Pilot Monitoring Studies 2017, EMBLAS-II (208 records) [update] [metadata]
[2022-01-20] Marine Recorder Snapshot extract of surveys entered by Wildlife Trusts (2,201 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-01-20] Marine Recorder Snapshot extract of surveys entered by National... (446,901 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-01-20] Marine Recorder Snapshot extract of surveys entered by JNCC (772,536 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-01-20] Gelatinous zooplankton validated sightings reported in the... (1,043 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-01-20] Zooplankton data collected in the Romanian Black Sea waters between... (8,443 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-01-20] HELCOM/OSPAR Ballast water observations (17,134 records) [new] [metadata]

Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[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]Mercuria confusa (Frauenfeld, 1863) accepted as Mercuria similis (Draparnaud, 1805)[map][WoRMS]
[2022-01-26]Mollia rosselii (Audouin, 1826) accepted as Rosseliana rosselii (Audouin, 1826)[map][WoRMS]
[2022-01-26]Ischyrocerus minutus Liljeborg, 1851[map][WoRMS]
[2022-01-26]Hippolyte hunti (Gosse, 1877) accepted as Hippolyte huntii (Gosse, 1877) accepted as Hippolyte prideauxiana Leach, 1817 [in Leach, 1815-1875][map][WoRMS]
[2022-01-26]Achelia vulgaris (Costa, 1861)[map][WoRMS]
[2022-01-26]Hippolyte huntii (Gosse, 1877) accepted as Hippolyte prideauxiana Leach, 1817 [in Leach, 1815-1875][map][WoRMS]
[2022-01-26]Mimosella verticillata (Heller, 1867) accepted as Bantariella verticillata (Heller, 1867)[map][WoRMS]
[2022-01-26]Herpyllobius arcticus Steenstrup & L├╝tken, 1861[map][WoRMS]

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