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:
796 datasets
of which 278 datasets published with DOI
20,211,747 occurrence records
17,592,628 quality controlled records (87% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2017-09-29] Diversity of meiobenthos in tropical seagrass beds of Gazi Bay (Kenya)... (1,610 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-09-29] Semi-quantitive microplankton analysis (Sylt Roads Time Series) in the... (2,038 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-09-29] Semi-quantitive microplankton analysis (Sylt Roads Time Series) in the... (2,333 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-09-29] Semi-quantitive microplankton analysis (Sylt Roads Time Series) in the... (2,121 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-09-29] Semi-quantitive microplankton analysis (Sylt Roads Time Series) in the... (2,376 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-09-29] Semi-quantitive microplankton analysis (Sylt Roads Time Series) in the... (1,949 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-09-29] Semi-quantitive microplankton analysis (Sylt Roads Time Series) in the... (2,899 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-09-29] Semi-quantitive microplankton analysis (Sylt Roads Time Series) in the... (2,962 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-09-29] Semi-quantitive microplankton analysis (Sylt Roads Time Series) in the... (2,542 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-09-29] Semi-quantitive microplankton analysis (Sylt Roads Time Series) in the... (3,127 records) [new] [metadata]


Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2017-08-29]Macrocypridina poulseni Martens, 1979[map][WoRMS]
[2017-08-29]Archiconchoecetta fabiformis Deevey, 1978[map][WoRMS]
[2017-08-29]Archiconchoecetta inventricosa Chavtur & Stovbun, 2003[map][WoRMS]
[2017-08-29]Alacia major Chavtur, 1978[map][WoRMS]
[2017-08-29]Alacia minor (McHardy, R.A., 1964)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-08-29]Metaconchoecetosa teretivalvata (Iles, 1953) accepted as Rotundoecia teretivalvata (Iles, 1953)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-08-29]Metaconchoecia acuta (Gooday, 1981)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-08-29]Halocypretta striata Müller, G.W., 1906[map][WoRMS]
[2017-08-29]Proceroecia macroprocera (Angel, 1971)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-08-29]Euconchoecia pacifica Chavtur, 1976[map][WoRMS]