European Ocean Biogeographic Information System

EurOBIS point locations 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:
896 datasets
of which 332 datasets published with DOI
25,512,476 occurrence records
19,640,932 quality controlled records (77% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2019-09-17] 1800-2016 Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (Defra),... (8,835 records) [new] [metadata]
[2019-09-17] Total Hydrozoa abundance in the Southern Bight of the North Sea... (209 records) [new] [metadata]
[2019-09-17] Spatial variation of the zooplankton community in the Belgian part of... (828 records) [new] [metadata]
[2019-09-17] Zooplankton counts measured at the West-Hinder in 1902 (663 records) [new] [metadata]
[2019-09-17] Weight of Copepoda in the Southern bight of the North Sea in 1971 and... (117 records) [new] [metadata]
[2019-09-17] Jellyfish Sightings along the Italian Coastline from 2009 to 2017 (6,692 records) [new] [metadata]
[2019-09-17] Aerial counts and breeding success monitoring of grey seal, Estonian... (522 records) [new] [metadata]
[2019-09-17] Breeding avifauna of small Estonian islands and islets, national... (45,408 records) [new] [metadata]
[2019-09-17] Roscoff inventories: marine fauna and flora since 1800 (5,250 records) [new] [metadata]
[2019-09-17] Phytoplankton monitoring at the Château du Taureau Station in the... (2,858 records) [new] [metadata]

Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2019-09-13]Navicula retusa Brébisson, 1883 accepted as Biremis ambigua (Cleve) D.G.Mann, 1990 represented as Pinnularia ambigua var. ambigua Cleve, 1895[map][WoRMS]
[2019-09-13]Synedropsis hyperboreoides G.R.Hasle, L.K.Medlin & E.E.Syvertsen, 1994[map][WoRMS]
[2019-09-13]Navicula cryptocephala sensu W. Smith, 1853[map][WoRMS]
[2019-09-13]Pseudo-nitzschia subcurvata (G.R.Hasle) G.A.Fryxell, 1993[map][WoRMS]
[2019-09-13]Diploneis stroemii Hustedt, 1937[map][WoRMS]
[2019-09-13]Chattonella marina var. antiqua (Hada) Demura & Kawachi, 2009 accepted as Chattonella antiqua (Y.Hada) C.Ono, 1980[map][WoRMS]
[2019-09-13]Pleurosigma minutum Grunow in Cleve & Möller, 1878[map][WoRMS]
[2019-09-13]Thalassiosira minuscula Krasske, 1941[map][WoRMS]
[2019-09-13]Campylodiscus innominatus R.Ross & Abdin, 1949[map][WoRMS]
[2019-09-13]Thalassiosira bulbosa Syvertsen in Syvertsen & Hasle, 1984[map][WoRMS]

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