European Ocean Biodiversity Information System

EurOBIS point locations EurOBIS - the European Node
of the international Ocean Biodiversity 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:
1,077 datasets
of which 490 datasets published with DOI
26,175,965 occurrence records
30,698,089 extended Measurement Or Facts (eMoF) records
22,474,166 quality controlled records (86% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2021-03-26] SHARK - Marine bacterioplankton monitoring in Sweden since 1989 (14,867 records) [update] [metadata]
[2021-03-26] Marine Recorder JNCC Public Offshore Snapshot 2020_1 – habitat data... (244,998 records) [new] [metadata]
[2021-03-26] Broch H. 1935. The fishery grounds near Alexandria. III Cirripeds.... (17 records) [new] [metadata]
[2021-03-26] Steuer A. 1939. The fishery grounds near Alexandria. XIX Mollusca.... (882 records) [new] [metadata]
[2021-03-26] SHARK - Marine zooplankton monitoring in Sweden since 1979 (790,186 records) [update] [metadata]
[2021-03-26] Macrozoobenthos data from the southeastern North Sea in 2000 (10,280 records) [update] [metadata]
[2021-03-26] Chas.H. O'Donoghue, D.Sc. & Dora de Watteville,M.A. The fishery... (189 records) [new] [metadata]
[2021-03-26] The Fishery Grounds near Alexandria.VII.Decapoda.By Heinrich... (310 records) [new] [metadata]
[2021-03-26] SmartBuoy Marine Observational Network - UK Waters Phytoplankton Data... (15,489 records) [new] [metadata]
[2021-03-26] Programa Poseidon - Citizen Science Project Results (6,379 records) [new] [metadata]

Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2021-03-25]Reteporella elegans Harmelin, 1976[map][WoRMS]
[2021-03-25]Ircinia fasciculata (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Sarcotragus fasciculatus (Pallas, 1766)[map][WoRMS]
[2021-03-25]Lissodendoryx isodictyalis (Carter, 1882) represented as Lissodendoryx (Lissodendoryx) isodictyalis (Carter, 1882)[map][WoRMS]
[2021-03-25]Stylinos tenellula (Pulitzer-Finali, 1983) accepted as Ulosa tenellula Pulitzer-Finali, 1983[map][WoRMS]
[2021-03-25]Pycnoclavella communis Pérez-Portela, Duran & Turon, 2007[map][WoRMS]
[2021-03-25]Stylinos stuposus (Esper, 1794) accepted as Ulosa digitata (Schmidt, 1866)[map][WoRMS]
[2021-03-25]Topsentia aurantiaca (Schmidt, 1864) accepted as Axinyssa aurantiaca (Schmidt, 1864)[map][WoRMS]
[2021-03-25]Spongia officinalis mollissima Schmidt, 1862 accepted as Spongia (Spongia) mollissima Schmidt, 1862[map][WoRMS]
[2021-03-25]Hymedesmia baculifera (Topsent, 1901) represented as Hymedesmia (Hymedesmia) baculifera (Topsent, 1901)[map][WoRMS]
[2021-03-25]Haliclona fulva (Topsent, 1893) represented as Haliclona (Halichoclona) fulva (Topsent, 1893)[map][WoRMS]

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