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:
686 datasets
20,473,138 occurrence records
17,965,735 quality controlled records (88%)


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Latest additions & updates

[2016-05-02] Biocean (32,485 records) [update] [metadata]
[2016-04-25] Type locality distributions from the World Register of Marine Species (6,285 records) [update] [metadata]
[2016-04-15] Ophiuroidea distribution data from: Deep-sea fauna of European seas -... (861 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-04-15] Xenophyophores distribution data from: Deep-sea fauna of European seas... (39 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-04-15] Monoplacophora distribution data from: Deep-sea fauna of European seas... (1 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-04-15] Scleractinia distribution data from: Deep-sea fauna of European seas -... (93 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-04-15] Porifera distribution data from: Deep-sea fauna of European seas - an... (72 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-04-15] Mysida and Lophogastrida distribution data from: Deep-sea fauna of... (150 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-04-15] Gastropoda distribution data from: Deep-sea fauna of European seas -... (1,074 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-04-15] Pycnogonida distribution data from: Deep-sea fauna of European seas -... (150 records) [new] [metadata]


Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2016-03-11]Polycope longirostrata Chavtur, 1983[map][WoRMS]
[2016-03-11]Polycope pseudoinornata Chavtur, 1983[map][WoRMS]
[2016-03-11]Archypolycope horrida (Joy & Clark, 1977) Chavtur, 1981[map][WoRMS]
[2016-03-11]Polycope afanasjevi Chavtur, 1983[map][WoRMS]
[2016-03-11]Archypolycope arcys (Joy & Clark, 1977) Chavtur, 1981[map][WoRMS]
[2016-03-11]Amphidiscella monai Tabachnick & Lévi, 1997[map][WoRMS]
[2016-03-11]Amphidiscella atlantica Tabachnick & Collins, 2008[map][WoRMS]
[2016-03-11]Rhabdopectella tintinnus Schmidt, 1880[map][WoRMS]
[2016-03-11]Asconema megaatrialia nordiense Tabachnick & Menshenina, 2007[map][WoRMS]
[2016-03-11]Caulophacus (Caulophacus) arcticus var. groenlandicus Burton, 1928[map][WoRMS]