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:
875 datasets
of which 302 datasets published with DOI
23,860,954 occurrence records
20,671,981 quality controlled records (87% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2018-04-16] Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ) - Kom Fyke Mokbaai (273,002 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-04-16] RSMP Baseline Dataset (1,123,600 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-04-16] Temporal evolution of zooplankton by Juday-Bogorov net in the... (7,099 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-04-16] Temporal evolution of zooplankton, surface observations, in the... (3,606 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-04-16] Temporal evolution of zooplankton by Regent net in the Northwestern... (5,629 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-04-16] Temporal evolution of zooplankton by WP2 net in the Northwestern... (4,149 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-04-16] SHARK - Regional monitoring and monitoring projects of Epibenthos in... (246,760 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-04-16] Phytoplankton composition, primary production and chlorophyll a from... (5,993 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-04-16] Macrozoobenthos of marine waters in mainland Portugal collected in... (1,156 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-04-16] Benthic fauna of the Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural... (627 records) [new] [metadata]

Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2018-04-16]Cymodoce tattersalli Torelli, 1929[map][WoRMS]
[2018-04-16]Notophyllum americanum Verrill, 1882[map][WoRMS]
[2018-04-16]Ephesiella macrocirris Hartman & Fauchald, 1971[map][WoRMS]
[2018-04-16]Spathipora sertum Fischer, 1866[map][WoRMS]
[2018-04-16]Ehlersia ferruginea Langerhans, 1881 accepted as Paraehlersia ferrugina (Langerhans, 1881)[map][WoRMS]
[2018-04-16]Ophiothrix cotteaui (de Loriol, 1900)[map][WoRMS]
[2018-04-16]Akessonia occulta Bresciani & Lützen, 1962[map][WoRMS]
[2018-04-16]Loxosomella scaura Nielsen, 1964[map][WoRMS]
[2018-04-16]Haplopoma sciaphilum Silén & Harmelin, 1976[map][WoRMS]
[2018-04-16]Codonellina lacunata Hayward & Hansen, 1999 accepted as Metroperiella lacunata (Hayward & Hansen, 1999)[map][WoRMS]