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:
757 datasets
of which 236 datasets published with DOI
20,088,765 occurrence records
17,439,798 quality controlled records (87% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2017-06-12] Trawl-survey data from the Pipeta Expedition in the Adriatic Sea... (1,976 records) [update] [metadata]
[2017-06-12] Mesozooplankton North Adriatic-Gulf of Trieste LTER time-series (4,228 records) [update] [metadata]
[2017-06-12] Phytoplankton Adriatic-SESAME Project (1,236 records) [update] [metadata]
[2017-06-12] Community structure and seasonal fluctuation of macrobenthos in a... (496 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-06-12] Epibenthic and fish community in Gazi Bay sampled from 12-15 October... (865 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-06-12] Mangrove crabs and their relationship with the environment in mangrove... (42 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-06-12] Seagrasses and associated macroalgae at West Gazi bay during July and... (380 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-05-22] Type locality distributions from the World Register of Marine Species (16,961 records) [update] [metadata]
[2017-04-25] Trawl-survey data from the Pipeta programme in the Northern Adriatic... (1,068 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-04-25] Trawl-survey data in the Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean) collected in... (556 records) [new] [metadata]


Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2017-05-24]Nassarius (Zeuxis) olivaceus (Bruguière, 1789) accepted as Nassarius olivaceus (Bruguière, 1789)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-05-24]Aeoliscus punctatus (Kner, 1860) accepted as Aeoliscus punctulatus (Bianconi, 1854)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-05-24]Ceriops tagal (Perr.) C.B. Robinson[map][WoRMS]
[2017-05-24]Sesarma longipes Krauss, 1843 accepted as Sesarmoides longipes (Krauss, 1843)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-05-24]Sesarmoides longipes (Krauss, 1843)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-05-24]Parasesarma leptosoma (Hilgendorf, 1869)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-05-24]Rhizophora mucronata Lamk.[map][WoRMS]
[2017-05-24]Avicennia marina (Forssk.) Vierh.[map][WoRMS]
[2017-05-24]Sesarma villosum A. Milne-Edwards, 1869 accepted as Clistocoeloma villosum (A. Milne-Edwards, 1869)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-05-24]Neosarmatium smithi (H. Milne Edwards, 1853)[map][WoRMS]