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:
1,301 datasets
of which 605 datasets published with DOI
35,654,603 occurrence records
92,388,116 extended Measurement Or Facts (eMoF) records
30,632,889 quality controlled records (86% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2023-09-21] SHARK - National marine bacterioplankton monitoring in Sweden since... (17,387 records) [update] [metadata]
[2023-09-21] Satellite-tracking of loggerhead sea turtles tracked from western... (24,125 records) [update] [metadata]
[2023-09-21] Status and occurence of the non-indigenous Mulinia lateralis (Say,... (154 records) [update] [metadata]
[2023-09-21] ICES Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems (58,297 records) [update] [metadata]
[2023-09-21] 1975 University of London Kent Ficopomatus enigmaticus collections (0 records) [new] [metadata]
[2023-09-21] 2015 Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) Eden Estuary... (0 records) [new] [metadata]
[2023-09-21] 2015 Marine Biological Association of the UK (MBA) Wembury South Devon... (0 records) [new] [metadata]
[2023-09-21] 2014 Marine Biological Association (MBA) Yealm River non-native... (0 records) [new] [metadata]
[2023-09-21] Albunea paretii (59 records) [new] [metadata]
[2023-09-21] Harbour seals GPS telemetry in Baie de Somme (13,177 records) [new] [metadata]

Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2023-09-25]Albunea paretii Guérin-Méneville, 1853[map][WoRMS]
[2023-09-12]Rhabdonellopsis apophysata (Cleve, 1899) Kofoid & Campbell, 1929[map][WoRMS]
[2023-09-12]Xystonella acus (Brandt) Laackmann, 1910[map][WoRMS]
[2023-09-12]Parundella caudata (Ostenfeld, 1899) Jörgensen, 1924[map][WoRMS]
[2023-09-12]Codonellopsis contracta Kofoid & Campbell, 1929[map][WoRMS]
[2023-09-12]Eutintinnus turgescens Kofoid & Campbell, 1929[map][WoRMS]
[2023-09-12]Tintinnopsis major Meunier, 1910[map][WoRMS]
[2023-09-12]Parundella lachmanni (Daday, 1887)[map][WoRMS]
[2023-09-12]Pleurosigma diaphanum (Cleve; Cleve) F.W. Mills, 1934 accepted as Gyrosigma diaphanum Cleve, 1894[map][WoRMS]
[2023-09-12]Chaetoceros curvisetum Cleve, 1889[map][WoRMS]

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