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:
660 datasets
18,723,940 occurrence records
16,271,076 quality controlled records (87%)


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Latest additions & updates

[2015-04-27] Phytoplankton Adriatic-SESAME Project (1,181 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-04-27] Phytoplankton monitoring RADIALES - Section off Gijón (N Spain,... (1,371 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-04-27] Phytoplankton monitoring RADIALES - Section off Cudillero (N Spain,... (5,465 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-04-27] Phytoplankton monitoring RADIALES - Section off Vigo (NW Spain,... (7,503 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-04-27] Phytoplankton monitoring RADIALES - Section off Vigo (NW Spain,... (7,419 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-03-27] COLETA - IMAR/DOP-UAz Reference Collection from 1977 to 2012 (7,270 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-03-09] Microzooplankton North Adriatic-Gulf of Trieste LTER time-series (3,943 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-03-04] Macrobenthos North Adriatic-INTERREG-FVG Project (1,131 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-03-03] Zooplankton monitoring in the Belgian Part of the North Sea (3,708 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-03-02] MAREANO - Base-line mapping of hyperbenthic crustacea fauna obtained... (6,074 records) [update] [metadata]


Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2015-04-27]Oxytoxum cribosum Stein, 1883[map][WoRMS]
[2015-04-27]Prorocentrum dactylus (Stein) Dodge, 1975[map][WoRMS]
[2015-04-27]Oxytoxum pachyderme Schiller ex F.J.R.Taylor, 1976[map][WoRMS]
[2015-04-27]Pseudo-nitzschia multistriata (Takano) Takano, 1995[map][WoRMS]
[2015-04-27]Dictyocha crux Ehrenberg, 1840[map][WoRMS]
[2015-04-27]Dactyliosolen phuketensis (B.G.Sundström) G.R.Hasle, 1996[map][WoRMS]
[2015-04-27]Commation cryoporinum Thomsen & Larsen, 1993[map][WoRMS]
[2015-04-27]Gymnodinium diploconus Schütt, 1895[map][WoRMS]
[2015-04-27]Navicula transitans var. derasa (Grunow) Cleve, 1883[map][WoRMS]
[2015-04-27]Dictyocha staurodon Ehrenberg, 1844[map][WoRMS]