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:
1,233 datasets
of which 591 datasets published with DOI
29,914,847 occurrence records
52,187,307 extended Measurement Or Facts (eMoF) records
25,280,302 quality controlled records (85% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2022-09-05] Macrozoobenthos from the Belgian Continental Shelf, collected in 2000 (636 records) [update] [metadata]
[2022-09-05] Plankton Production season off Portuguese coast from 1986 to 1987 (191 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-09-05] Larvae of decapods off Portuguese coast from 1986 to 1994 (7,935 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-09-05] Zooplankton of the South and South-Western Portuguese Coast in Winter... (1,112 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-09-05] Data from the 1935-1936 cruises of the Belgian training ship Mercator... (447 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-09-05] Distribution of deep-sea sponges in the North Atlantic (4,462 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-09-05] Presence of cetaceans and sea turtles in the Gulf of Catania, Eastern... (296 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-09-05] Observation of marine vulnerable mobile species in Sicilian waters,... (42 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-09-05] Data from: Rehabilitating the cyanobacteria – niche partitioning,... (99,300 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-09-05] Danube Mouths Zoobenthos data from 2011 to 2015 (893 records) [new] [metadata]

Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2022-09-02]Prorocentrum shikokuense Hada, 1975[map][WoRMS]
[2022-09-02]Prorocentrum nux Puigserver & Zingone, 2002[map][WoRMS]
[2022-09-02]Cymatopleura solea (Ehrenberg) Skabichevskii, 1960[map][WoRMS]
[2022-09-02]Navicula cryptocephala var. lata Poretzky & Anissimova, 1933[map][WoRMS]
[2022-09-02]Licmophora debilis (Kützing) Grunow ex Van Heurck, 1881[map][WoRMS]
[2022-09-02]Navicula palea Skvortzov, 1936[map][WoRMS]
[2022-09-02]Fragilaria capucina (Grunow) Lange-Bertalot, 1993[map][WoRMS]
[2022-09-02]Nitzschia delicatisima H. Kobayasi in Kobayasi et al., 1977[map][WoRMS]
[2022-09-02]Thalassiosira excentrica var. fasciculata Chernov, 1947[map][WoRMS]
[2022-09-02]Coscinodiscus nitidus Schmidt in Schmidt et al., 1878[map][WoRMS]

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