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:
651 datasets
18,684,882 occurrence records
16,167,789 quality controlled records (87%)


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Latest additions & updates

[2015-03-02] MAREANO - Base-line mapping of hyperbenthic crustacea fauna obtained... (6,074 records) [update] [metadata]
[2015-03-02] MAREANO - Base-line mapping of fauna obtained with grab (11,760 records) [update] [metadata]
[2015-03-02] MAREANO - Base-line mapping of epifauna obtained with Beamtrawl (7,338 records) [update] [metadata]
[2015-03-02] Microzooplankton North Adriatic-ALPE ADRIA Project (495 records) [update] [metadata]
[2015-02-13] POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Marine mammal... (600 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-02-13] POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Seabird sightings in... (44,130 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-02-13] POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Accessory species... (381 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-02-13] POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Discards in the Azores... (728 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-02-13] POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Fish caught to be used... (5,747 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-02-13] POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Marine mammal... (23,517 records) [new] [metadata]


Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2015-01-30]Paramysis kervillei (Sars G.O., 1885) accepted as Schistomysis kervillei (Sars G.O., 1885)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-01-27]Paraconger macrops (G√ľnther, 1870)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-01-27]Laemonema robustum Johnson, 1862[map][WoRMS]
[2015-01-27]Scorpaena azorica Eschmeyer, 1969[map][WoRMS]
[2015-01-27]Bothus podas maderiensis (Lowe, 1834) accepted as Bothus podas (Delaroche, 1809)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-01-27]Raja brachyura Lafont, 1871[map][WoRMS]
[2015-01-27]Dipturus intermedia accepted as Dipturus batis (Linnaeus, 1758)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-01-27]Protoperidinium biconicum (P.A.Dangeard) Balech, 1974[map][WoRMS]
[2015-01-27]Metacylis joergensenii (Cleve)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-01-19]Chroicocephalus ridibundus (Linnaeus, 1766) accepted as Larus ridibundus Linnaeus, 1766[map][WoRMS]