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
20,793,664 occurrence records
18,254,840 quality controlled records (88%)


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Latest additions & updates

[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]
[2016-04-25] Type locality distributions from the World Register of Marine Species (6,285 records) [update] [metadata]
[2016-04-15] Ophiuroidea distribution data from: Deep-sea fauna of European seas -... (861 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-04-15] Xenophyophores distribution data from: Deep-sea fauna of European seas... (39 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-04-15] Monoplacophora distribution data from: Deep-sea fauna of European seas... (1 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-04-15] Scleractinia distribution data from: Deep-sea fauna of European seas -... (93 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-04-15] Porifera distribution data from: Deep-sea fauna of European seas - an... (72 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-04-15] Mysida and Lophogastrida distribution data from: Deep-sea fauna of... (150 records) [new] [metadata]


Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2016-04-20]Aeneator loisae Rehder, 1971[map][WoRMS]
[2016-04-20]Pterygosquilla armata (H. Milne Edwards, 1837)[map][WoRMS]
[2016-04-20]Heteronymphon birsteini (Turpaeva, 1956)[map][WoRMS]
[2016-04-20]Delectopecten polyleptus (Dall, 1908)[map][WoRMS]
[2016-04-20]Stephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853)[map][WoRMS]
[2016-04-20]Paralomis chilensis Andrade, 1980[map][WoRMS]
[2016-04-20]Miliolinella lutea (d'Orbigny, 1839)[map][WoRMS]
[2016-04-20]Nothria holobranchiata (Marenzeller, 1879)[map][WoRMS]
[2016-04-20]Calastacus rostriserratus Andrade & Baez, 1977[map][WoRMS]
[2016-04-20]Ampelisca birulai Br├╝ggen, 1909[map][WoRMS]