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:
746 datasets
21,622,588 occurrence records
18,857,535 quality controlled records (87%)


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Latest additions & updates

[2017-01-27] Manipulative field experiment to study the predation by epibenthos on... (277 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-01-27] Population structure of penaeid shrimps sampled in Tudor Creek (Kenya)... (81 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-01-27] Epiphytic macroalgae vegetation on pneumatophores in the mangrove of... (1,106 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-01-27] Meiobenthos of 5 mangrove vegetation types at Gazi Bay (Kenya) in... (1,910 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-01-27] An experimental approach to study epi-and infauna of mangrove forests... (2,728 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-01-27] Vegetation of the tidal channels in Gazi Bay (Kenya) sampled between... (642 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-01-27] Faunal species composition of brackish water crabs at Gazi, Kanamai,... (48 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-01-27] Zooplankton and phytoplankton densities in the oyster farms of Gazi... (1,167 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-01-27] Seasonal fluctuation of the meiobenthos community in Avicennia... (943 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-01-27] Zooplankton community of Shirazi bay (Kenya) sampled between April and... (449 records) [new] [metadata]


Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2017-01-13]Pseudograpsus elongatus (A. Milne-Edwards, 1873)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-01-13]Sesarma catenata Ortm. accepted as Parasesarma catenatum (Ortmann, 1897)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-01-13]Uca (Austruca) annulipes (H. Milne Edwards, 1837) accepted as Austruca annulipes (H. Milne Edwards, 1837)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-01-13]Caloglossa leprieurii (Montagne) J.Agardh, 1876 accepted as Caloglossa leprieurii (Montagne) G.Martens, 1869[map][WoRMS]
[2017-01-13]Caulerpa racemosa var. clavifera f. macrophysa (Sonder ex Kützing) Weber-van Bosse, 1898 accepted as Caulerpa racemosa var. macrophysa (Sonder ex Kützing) W.R.Taylor, 1928[map][WoRMS]
[2017-01-13]Parasesarma plicatum (Latreille, 1803)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-01-13]Uca marionis (Desmarest, 1823) accepted as Uca (Gelasimus) vocans (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Gelasimus vocans (Linnaeus, 1758)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-01-13]Sesarma plicatum (Latreille, 1803) accepted as Parasesarma plicatum (Latreille, 1803)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-01-13]Parasesarma catenatum (Ortmann, 1897)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-01-13]Macrophthalmus (Macrophthalmus) consobrinus Nobili, 1906[map][WoRMS]