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:
544 datasets
17,367,977 distribution records
15,041,996 quality controlled records (87%)

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Latest additions & updates

[2014-03-04] Phytoplankton collected in the Mediterranean Sea in 1959 on board the... (1,006 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-03-04] Phytoplankton data collected in the NW Black Sea along the Tarkhankut... (658 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-03-04] Benthos collected in the Azov Sea in 1935 on board the R/V N.... (1,829 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-03-04] Zooplankton collected in the Mediterranean Sea in 1959 on board the... (3,333 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-03-04] Benthos collected in the Azov Sea during several expeditions in... (1,258 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-01-21] Juvenile loggerheads from Lampedusa Island, Italy (21 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-01-21] AdriaWatch project (93 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-01-21] Loggerheads in the Adriatic Sea (51 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-01-21] Cetacean sightings in the north western mediterranean Sea by... (2,159 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-01-17] Characterisation of the habitat of the Flemish banks, the maritime... (1,155 records) [new] [metadata]


Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2014-03-04]Amphidinium conus Schiller, 1933[map][WoRMS]
[2014-03-04]Gymnodinium herbaceum Kofoid, 1921[map][WoRMS]
[2014-03-04]Gymnodinium minor Lebour[map][WoRMS]
[2014-03-04]Gyrodinium ovum (Schütt) Kofoid & Swezy, 1921[map][WoRMS]
[2014-03-04]Oxytoxum globosum Schiller[map][WoRMS]
[2014-03-04]Oxytoxum mediterraneum Schiller[map][WoRMS]
[2014-03-04]Oxytoxum subulatum Kofoid[map][WoRMS]
[2014-03-04]Phalacroma biceps (Schiller) Schiller, 1933[map][WoRMS]
[2014-03-04]Amphidinium lissae Schiller, 1925[map][WoRMS]
[2014-03-04]Gymnodinium cinctum Kofoid & Swezy, 1921[map][WoRMS]