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:
753 datasets
of which 232 datasets published with DOI
20,086,742 occurrence records
17,438,201 quality controlled records (87% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2017-04-25] Trawl-survey data from the Pipeta programme in the Northern Adriatic... (1,068 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-04-25] Trawl-survey data in the Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean) collected in... (556 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-04-25] Trawl-survey data from the Pipeta Expedition in the Adriatic Sea... (1,976 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-04-25] Trawl-survey data in the central-eastern Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean)... (3,139 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-04-25] Trawl-survey data from the “expedition Hvar” in the Adriatic Sea... (3,275 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-04-25] Trawl survey data from the Jabuka Pit area (central-eastern Adriatic... (9,723 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-04-22] Type locality distributions from the World Register of Marine Species (16,861 records) [update] [metadata]
[2017-03-22] Type locality distributions from the World Register of Marine Species (16,776 records) [update] [metadata]
[2017-03-21] ImagDOP Benthic Video Annotations in Condor seamount in 2010 (3,795 records) [new] [metadata]
[2017-03-21] Zooplankton abundance for six 24hrs sampling series across Port Reitz... (300 records) [new] [metadata]


Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2017-03-23]Platysquilla eusebia (Risso, 1816)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-03-23]Turritella triplicata (Brocchi, 1814) †[map][WoRMS]
[2017-03-23]Epitonium spiniferum (Seguenza, 1876) †[map][WoRMS]
[2017-03-23]Angiola lineata (da Costa, 1778)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-03-23]Fimbria fimbriata (Linnaeus, 1758)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-02-27]Sardinella sindensis (Day, 1878)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-02-27]Dendrocygna bicolor (Vieillot, 1816)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-02-27]Peronia heribaudii J.Brun & M.Peragallo, 1893 accepted as Peroniopsis heribaudii (J.Brun & M.Peragallo) F.Hustedt, 1952[map][WoRMS]
[2017-02-27]Threskiornis aethiopicus (Latham, 1790)[map][WoRMS]
[2017-02-27]Melosira fennoscandica Cleve-Euler, 1943[map][WoRMS]