European Ocean Biogeographic Information System

EurOBIS - the European Node
of the international Ocean Biogeographic 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:
683 datasets
20,544,065 occurrence records
17,885,760 quality controlled records (87%)


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Latest additions & updates

[2016-02-03] Echiura distribution data from: Deep-sea fauna of European seas - an... (19 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-02-03] Kerkyra (1,189 records) [update] [metadata]
[2016-02-03] Kyklades (898 records) [update] [metadata]
[2016-02-03] Phytoplankton North Adriatic-Gulf of Trieste LTER time-series (28,604 records) [update] [metadata]
[2015-12-01] Polychaetes from two subtidal rocky shores of the North coast of... (1,359 records) [update] [metadata]
[2015-12-01] Records of fish species in coastal lagoons and sea shore that belong... (249 records) [update] [metadata]
[2015-12-01] Phytoplankton North Adriatic-Gulf of Trieste LTER time-series (28,604 records) [update] [metadata]
[2015-12-01] Macrobenthos North Adriatic-INTERREG-FVG Project (2,367 records) [update] [metadata]
[2015-12-01] Eastern Mediterranean Syllidae from three locations in Crete and... (997 records) [update] [metadata]
[2015-12-01] Records of fish species in coastal lagoons that belong to Municipality... (409 records) [update] [metadata]


Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2015-11-26]Echinosigra (Echinogutta) fabrefacta Mironov, 1974[map][WoRMS]
[2015-11-26]Phormosoma placenta placenta Thomson, 1872[map][WoRMS]
[2015-11-26]Calymne relicta Thomson, 1877[map][WoRMS]
[2015-11-26]Tromikosoma uranus (Thomson, 1877)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-11-26]Urechinus naresianus A. Agassiz, 1879[map][WoRMS]
[2015-11-26]Sarsiaster griegii Mortensen, 1950[map][WoRMS]
[2015-11-26]Salenocidaris profundi profundi (Duncan, 1877)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-11-26]Pourtalesia jeffreysi lata Mironov, 1995[map][WoRMS]
[2015-11-26]Bathycrinus aldrichianus Thomson, 1876[map][WoRMS]
[2015-11-26]Zenometra columnaris (Carpenter, 1881)[map][WoRMS]