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:
711 datasets
21,235,558 occurrence records
18,518,761 quality controlled records (87%)

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Latest additions & updates

[2016-06-15] National ferrybox project - discrete sampling by IMWM (1,728 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-06-15] ImagDOP Benthic Video Annotations in the Faial-Pico Channel in 2011 (148,143 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-06-15] POPA- Fisheries Observer Program of the Azores: Seabird sightings in... (57,804 records) [update] [metadata]
[2016-06-15] Historic data (1908-1963) of benthic macrofauna from the Limfjord,... (11,737 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-06-15] Romanian Black Sea Phytoplankton data from 1956 to 1960 (6,118 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-06-15] Epibenthos and demersal fish monitoring in function of aggregate... (3,093 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-06-15] Phytoplankton monitoring RADIALES: Section off A Coruña (NW Spain,... (14,750 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-06-15] Epibenthos and demersal fish monitoring in function of dredge disposal... (3,578 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-06-15] Polish Monitoring Programme - Monitoring of the Baltic Sea:... (30,677 records) [new] [metadata]
[2016-06-15] Macrobenthos monitoring in function of aggregate extraction activities... (18,089 records) [new] [metadata]

Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2016-06-10]Prostoma obscurum accepted as Cyanophthalma obscura (Schultze, 1851)[map][WoRMS]
[2016-06-10]Jaera (Jaera) syei Bocquet, 1950[map][WoRMS]
[2016-06-10]Myriophyllum spicatum L.[map][WoRMS]
[2016-06-10]Potamogeton filiformis Pers.[map][WoRMS]
[2016-06-10]Chara baltica A.Bruzelius, 1824[map][WoRMS]
[2016-06-10]Mastogloia smithii var. smithii Thwaites ex W.Smith, 1856[map][WoRMS]
[2016-06-10]Diatoma moniliformis Kützing, 1833[map][WoRMS]
[2016-06-10]Epithemia turgida var. turgida (Ehrenberg) Kützing, 1844[map][WoRMS]
[2016-06-10]Achnanthes brevipes var. brevipes Agardh, 1824[map][WoRMS]
[2016-06-10]Nitzschia palea var. palea (Kützing) W.Smith, 1856[map][WoRMS]