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:
1,308 datasets
of which 614 datasets published with DOI
37,056,637 occurrence records
92,725,816 extended Measurement Or Facts (eMoF) records
31,068,828 quality controlled records (84% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2024-01-22] Type locality distributions from the World Register of Marine Species (35,696 records) [update] [metadata]
[2023-12-22] Type locality distributions from the World Register of Marine Species (35,616 records) [update] [metadata]
[2023-12-04] DATRAS: ICES Database of trawl surveys, survey: SCOWCGFS (230,334 records) [new] [metadata]
[2023-12-04] 2015 Marine Biological Association of the UK (MBA) Wembury South Devon... (67 records) [update] [metadata]
[2023-12-04] 2015 Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) Eden Estuary... (107 records) [update] [metadata]
[2023-12-04] 1975 University of London Kent Ficopomatus enigmaticus collections (12 records) [update] [metadata]
[2023-12-04] Seabirds sightings of PELACUS surveys: Continental shelf of Galicia... (32,369 records) [new] [metadata]
[2023-12-04] Cetacean sightings of PELACUS surveys: Continental shelf of Galicia... (951 records) [new] [metadata]
[2023-12-04] JNCC/Cefas Barmade Bank MCZ Verification survey (CEND0412) - Seabed... (0 records) [new] [metadata]
[2023-12-04] 2014 Marine Biological Association of the UK (MBA) Noss Mayo Yealm... (131 records) [new] [metadata]

Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2023-11-23]Axius serratus Stimpson, 1852[map][WoRMS]
[2023-11-23]Venefica procera (Goode & Bean, 1883)[map][WoRMS]
[2023-11-23]Paraliparis calidus Cohen, 1968[map][WoRMS]
[2023-11-23]Osmerus mordax (Mitchill, 1814)[map][WoRMS]
[2023-11-23]Lycenchelys verrillii (Goode & Bean, 1877)[map][WoRMS]
[2023-11-23]Liparis coheni Able, 1976[map][WoRMS]
[2023-11-23]Alosa pseudoharengus (Wilson, 1811)[map][WoRMS]
[2023-11-23]Cryptacanthodes maculatus Storer, 1839[map][WoRMS]
[2023-11-23]Lycodichthys dearborni (DeWitt, 1962)[map][WoRMS]
[2023-11-23]Munida valida Smith, 1883 accepted as Typhlonida valida (Smith, 1883)[map][WoRMS]

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