European Ocean Biogeographic Information System

EurOBIS point locations 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:
882 datasets
of which 309 datasets published with DOI
23,945,855 occurrence records
20,748,229 quality controlled records (87% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2018-09-25] IFCB110 SMHI Tangesund 2016 (16,777 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-09-25] SHARK - National Ringed seal monitoring in Sweden since 1995 (6,694 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-09-25] SHARK - National Harbour seal monitoring in Sweden since 1988 (8,817 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-09-25] SHARK - National Grey seal monitoring in Sweden since 1989 (12,244 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-09-25] Lophelia pertusa reefs in Norwegian seawaters (1,418 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-09-25] Horseshoe crab distribution records from East America and Asia (368 records) [new] [metadata]
[2018-09-25] SHARK - Regional monitoring and monitoring projects of Epibenthos in... (246,760 records) [update] [metadata]
[2018-09-25] Phytoplankton composition, primary production and chlorophyll a from... (5,993 records) [update] [metadata]
[2018-09-25] SHARK - National Epibenthos monitoring in Sweden since 1992 (265,066 records) [update] [metadata]
[2018-09-25] Microphytobenthos in Panarea Island. ECO2 Project (608 records) [update] [metadata]

Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2018-09-25]Heterocapsa quadridentata Stein, 1883 accepted as Peridinium quadridentatum (F.Stein) Gert Hansen, 1995[map][WoRMS]
[2018-09-25]Pusa hispida botnica Gmelin, 1788[map][WoRMS]
[2018-09-25]Tachypleus tridentatus (Leach, 1819)[map][WoRMS]
[2018-09-25]Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda (Latreille, 1802)[map][WoRMS]
[2018-09-25]Elatine hydropiper L.[map][WoRMS]
[2018-09-25]Nitella wahlbergiana J.Wallman, 1853[map][WoRMS]
[2018-09-25]Triglochin maritimum Linnaeus[map][WoRMS]
[2018-09-25]Zannichellia pallustris[map][WoRMS]
[2018-09-25]Elatine orthosperma Düben[map][WoRMS]
[2018-09-25]Chara baltica var. liljebladii (J.Wallman) A.Braun, 1859[map][WoRMS]