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:
626 datasets
18,554,428 distribution records
16,042,397 quality controlled records (86%)


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Latest additions & updates

[2014-11-27] Diveboard - Scuba diving citizen science observations (22,628 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-11-17] Aegean macrobenthic fauna (7,277 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-11-17] Laspibay-Black Sea (689 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-11-17] Macrofauna Bahia de Blanes (3,754 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-11-17] IMR Macroplankton surveys (4,477 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-10-31] IMR Juvenile fish monitoring (5,613 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-10-16] MAREANO - Base-line mapping of hyperbenthic crustacea fauna obtained... (5,765 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-10-16] MAREANO - Base-line mapping of fauna obtained with grab (14,037 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-10-16] MAREANO - Base-line mapping of epifauna obtained with Beamtrawl (8,525 records) [new] [metadata]
[2014-10-16] IMR Zooplankton Norwegian Sea (78,689 records) [new] [metadata]


Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2014-11-27]Negaprion brevirostris (Poey, 1868)[map][WoRMS]
[2014-11-27]Odontaspis noronhai (Maul, 1955)[map][WoRMS]
[2014-11-27]Himantura uarnak (Gmelin, 1789)[map][WoRMS]
[2014-11-27]Enoplometopus antillensis L├╝tken, 1865[map][WoRMS]
[2014-11-27]Pachygrapsus transversus (Gibbes, 1850)[map][WoRMS]
[2014-11-27]Alpheus edwardsii (Audouin, 1826)[map][WoRMS]
[2014-11-27]Lysmata grabhami (Gordon, 1935)[map][WoRMS]
[2014-11-27]Thor amboinensis (de Man, 1888)[map][WoRMS]
[2014-11-27]Cinetorhynchus rigens (Gordon, 1936)[map][WoRMS]
[2014-11-27]Panulirus regius De Brito Capello, 1864[map][WoRMS]