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:
673 datasets
20,185,551 occurrence records
17,574,211 quality controlled records (87%)

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Latest additions & updates

[2015-08-27] Antipatharia distribution data from: Deep-sea fauna of European seas -... (29 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-08-27] Danish benthic marine monitoring data from ODAM (794,717 records) [new] [metadata]
[2015-08-27] Kongsfjorden/Spitsbergen - soft bottom fauna (210 records) [update] [metadata]
[2015-08-27] Plymouth Sound macrofauna (1,343 records) [update] [metadata]
[2015-08-27] Benthos Gironde Estuary (3,019 records) [update] [metadata]
[2015-08-27] National Marine Monitoring Programme data set (1,161 records) [update] [metadata]
[2015-08-27] Amrum Bank and inner German Bight Benthos (1,026 records) [update] [metadata]
[2015-08-27] Macrozoobenthos data from the southeastern North Sea in 2000 (10,280 records) [update] [metadata]
[2015-08-27] Arctic soft-sediment macrobenthos (1,005 records) [update] [metadata]
[2015-08-27] 70 samples data of Kiel Bay (1,144 records) [update] [metadata]

Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2015-08-26]Antipathes viminalis Roule, 1902[map][WoRMS]
[2015-08-26]Stichopathes flagellum Roule, 1902[map][WoRMS]
[2015-08-26]Bathypathes robusta (Gravier, 1918)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-08-26]Stauropathes punctata (Roule, 1905)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-07-20]Halocladius varians (Staeger, 1839)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-07-20]Alitta grandis (Stimpson, 1853)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-07-20]Sphaerodoropsis disticha (Eliason, 1962)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-07-20]Cheirocratus robustus G.O. Sars, 1895[map][WoRMS]
[2015-07-20]Orbinia (Orbinia) sertulata (Savigny, 1822) represented as Orbinia sertulata (Savigny, 1822)[map][WoRMS]
[2015-07-20]Parakanthophoreus longiremis (Lilljeborg, 1864)[map][WoRMS]