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:
671 datasets
19,390,816 occurrence records
16,827,791 quality controlled records (87%)


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Latest additions & updates

[2015-07-22] Epibenthos and demersal fish monitoring at long-term monitoring... (6,729 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-06-29] Echinodermata of Montenegro (South Adriatic) (308 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-06-15] Zooplankton monitoring RADIALES - section off A Coruña (NW Spain,... (4,903 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-06-15] Zooplankton monitoring RADIALES - section off Gijón (N Spain,... (315 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-06-15] Zooplankton monitoring RADIALES - section off Santander (N Spain,... (1,631 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-06-15] Zooplankton monitoring RADIALES - section off Santander (N Spain,... (2,031 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-06-15] Zooplankton monitoring RADIALES - section off Santander (N Spain,... (1,842 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-06-15] Zooplankton monitoring RADIALES - section off Vigo (NW Spain,... (3,608 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-06-15] Zooplankton monitoring RADIALES - section off Vigo (NW Spain,... (3,866 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-06-01] SHARK - Marine zooplankton monitoring in Sweden since 1979 (60,511 records) [new] [metadata]


Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2015-06-29]Astropecten platyacanthus (Philippi, 1837)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-06-01]Thysanoessa spinifera Holmes, 1900[map][WoRMS]
[2015-06-01]Kellicottia bostoniensis (Rousselet, 1908)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-06-01]Radiosperma corbiferum Meunier, 1910[map][WoRMS]
[2015-06-01]Pallasea quadrispinosa G.O. Sars, 1867 accepted as Pallaseopsis quadrispinosa (G.O. Sars, 1867)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-06-01]Aporrhais pespelicani (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Aporrhais pespelecani (Linnaeus, 1758)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-06-01]Turbonilla fulvocincta (Thompson, 1840) accepted as Pyrgiscus crenatus (Brown, 1827)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-06-01]Natica poliana Delle Chiaje, 1826 accepted as Euspira nitida (Donovan, 1804)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-06-01]Cardium minimum Philippi, 1836 accepted as Parvicardium minimum (Philippi, 1836)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-06-01]Valvata sibirica Middendorff, 1851[map][WoRMS]