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:
572 datasets
18,303,136 distribution records
15,134,741 quality controlled records (83%)


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Latest additions & updates

[2014-04-30] Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel : Données Benthos du... (8,760 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-04-30] Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel : Données des campagnes de... (16,568 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-04-30] Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel : Observations d'hippocampes... (190 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-04-30] RAVON (NL) - Fish observations extracted from Hoek (1888) and Hoek... (1,287 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-04-30] RAVON (NL) - Fish observations extracted from Redeke (1907) (1,654 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-04-30] Colección de Fauna Marina del Centro Oceanográfico de Málaga... (453 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-04-30] SEAPOP NINA (282,975 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-04-30] Zoological Museum Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam (NL) – Benthos... (29,691 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-04-30] Naturalis National Natural History Museum (NL) – Invertebrate... (939 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-04-30] Marine species distributions in Irish coastal waters (31,232 records) [new] [metadata]


Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2014-04-16]Epimeria tuberculata G.O. Sars, 1893[map][WoRMS]
[2014-04-16]Copidognathus dentatus Viets, 1940[map][WoRMS]
[2014-04-16]Copidognathus granulatus (Hodge, 1863)[map][WoRMS]
[2014-04-16]Copidognathus oculatus (Hodge, 1863)[map][WoRMS]
[2014-04-16]Copidognathus reticulatus (Trouessart, 1893)[map][WoRMS]
[2014-04-16]Thalassarachna baltica (Lohmann, 1898) accepted as Halacarellus balticus (Lohmann, 1889)[map][WoRMS]
[2014-04-16]Isobactrus setosus (Lohmann, 1889)[map][WoRMS]
[2014-04-16]Amphiascoides neglecta (Norman & Scott T., 1905) represented as Amphiascoides neglectus (Norman & Scott T., 1905)[map][WoRMS]
[2014-04-16]Paramphiascopsis giesbrechti (Sars G.O., 1906) accepted as Amphiascus giesbrechti Sars G.O., 1906[map][WoRMS]
[2014-04-16]Hemicythere emarginata (Sars, 1866) Sars, 1925 accepted as Baffinicythere emarginata (Sars, 1866) Hazel, 1967[map][WoRMS]