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:
688 datasets
21,007,527 occurrence records
18,363,081 quality controlled records (87%)


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Latest additions & updates

[2016-06-15] POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Seabird sightings in... (57,804 records) [update] [metadata]
[2016-06-15] Continuous Plankton Recorder Dataset (SAHFOS) - Pacific Phytoplankton (23,852 records) [update] [metadata]
[2016-06-15] POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Turtle sightings in... (3,621 records) [update] [metadata]
[2016-06-15] Continuous Plankton Recorder Dataset (SAHFOS) - Zooplankton (2,057,411 records) [update] [metadata]
[2016-06-15] POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Marine mammal... (26,520 records) [update] [metadata]
[2016-06-15] Continuous Plankton Recorder Dataset (SAHFOS) - Pacific Zooplankton (57,292 records) [update] [metadata]
[2016-05-22] Type locality distributions from the World Register of Marine Species (6,587 records) [update] [metadata]
[2016-05-02] Biocean (32,485 records) [update] [metadata]
[2016-05-02] DASSH: The UK Archive for Marine Species and Habitats Data (314,317 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-05-02] COMARGIS: Information System on Continental Margin Ecosystems (6,209 records) [new] [metadata]


Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2016-04-20]Pterygosquilla armata (H. Milne Edwards, 1837)[map][WoRMS]
[2016-04-20]Paralomis chilensis Andrade, 1980[map][WoRMS]
[2016-04-20]Psilaster charcoti (Koehler, 1906)[map][WoRMS]
[2016-04-20]Miliolinella lutea (d'Orbigny, 1839)[map][WoRMS]
[2016-04-20]Stephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853)[map][WoRMS]
[2016-04-20]Aeneator loisae Rehder, 1971[map][WoRMS]
[2016-04-20]Heteronymphon birsteini (Turpaeva, 1956)[map][WoRMS]
[2016-04-20]Ampelisca birulai Br├╝ggen, 1909[map][WoRMS]
[2016-04-20]Ophiura leptoctenia H.L. Clark, 1911[map][WoRMS]
[2016-04-20]Calastacus rostriserratus Andrade & Baez, 1977[map][WoRMS]