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:
670 datasets
19,390,270 occurrence records
16,827,198 quality controlled records (87%)


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Latest additions & updates

[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]
[2015-06-01] SHARK - Marine soft bottom macrozoobenthos monitoring in Sweden since... (233,584 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-06-01] SHARK - Marine phytoplankton monitoring in Sweden since 1983 (342,647 records) [new] [metadata]


Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2015-06-01]Thysanoessa spinifera Holmes, 1900[map][WoRMS]
[2015-06-01]Radiosperma corbiferum Meunier, 1910[map][WoRMS]
[2015-06-01]Kellicottia bostoniensis (Rousselet, 1908)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-06-01]Siphonoecetes (Centraloecetes) colletti Boeck, 1862 accepted as Siphonoecetes (Centraloecetes) kroyeranus Bate, 1856[map][WoRMS]
[2015-06-01]Liljeborgia brevicornis (Bruzelius, 1859) accepted as Liljeborgia pallida (Bate, 1857)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-06-01]Athelges bilobus G.O. Sars, 1898[map][WoRMS]
[2015-06-01]Micrura baltica Cantell, 1975[map][WoRMS]
[2015-06-01]Chaetopterus norvegicus M. Sars, 1835 accepted as Chaetopterus variopedatus (Renier, 1804)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-06-01]Suberites luetkenii Schmidt, 1870 accepted as Suberites virgultosus (Johnston, 1842)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-06-01]Antalis entale Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Antalis entalis (Linnaeus, 1758)[map][WoRMS]