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:
612 datasets
18,373,518 distribution records
15,197,261 quality controlled records (83%)


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Latest additions & updates

[2014-09-11] Polish Monitoring Programme - Monitoring of the Baltic Sea:... (14,222 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-09-09] Allis Shad (Alosa alosa) distribution for Scotland, historical to... (234 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-09-09] University of Málaga: MGC - Algae (628 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-09-09] Collection Bryozoa SMF (7,474 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-09-09] Collection Polychaeta SMF (664 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-09-09] Collection Cnidaria SMF (2,339 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-09-09] Collection Echinodermata SMF (338 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-09-08] IMR Herring larvae monitoring (4,497 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-09-05] Picoplankton Adriatic-SESAME Project (320 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-09-05] Phytoplankton North Adriatic-ALPE ADRIA Project (6,030 records) [new] [metadata]


Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2014-09-11]Hexarthra fennica (Levander, 1892)[map][WoRMS]
[2014-09-11]Synchaeta pectinata Ehrenberg, 1832[map][WoRMS]
[2014-09-11]Alona quadrangularis (O.F. Müller, 1776)[map][WoRMS]
[2014-09-11]Bythotrephes longimanus Leydig, 1860[map][WoRMS]
[2014-09-09]Sargassum trichophyllum (Kützing) Kuntze, 1880[map][WoRMS]
[2014-09-09]Lemanea catenata Kützing, 1845 accepted as Paralemanea catenata (Kützing) M.L.Vis & R.G.Sheath, 1992[map][WoRMS]
[2014-09-09]Paralemanea catenata (Kützing) M.L.Vis & R.G.Sheath, 1992[map][WoRMS]
[2014-09-09]Aetea longicollis (Jullien, 1903)[map][WoRMS]
[2014-09-09]Beania robusta (Hincks, 1881)[map][WoRMS]
[2014-09-09]Metroperiella lepralioides (Calvet, 1903)[map][WoRMS]