European Ocean Biodiversity Information System

EurOBIS point locations EurOBIS - the European Node
of the international Ocean Biodiversity 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:
1,325 datasets
of which 617 datasets published with DOI
40,769,338 occurrence records
96,217,955 extended Measurement Or Facts (eMoF) records
32,790,637 quality controlled records (80% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2024-02-23] Kongsfjorden/Spitsbergen - soft bottom fauna (210 records) [update] [metadata]
[2024-02-23] Finnish Baltic Sea benthic monitoring, POHJE database (123,136 records) [update] [metadata]
[2024-02-23] LifeWatch observatory data: phytoplankton observations by imaging flow... (16,245 records) [update] [metadata]
[2024-02-23] Finnish Baltic Sea zooplankton monitoring (59,425 records) [update] [metadata]
[2024-02-23] LifeWatch observatory data: Permanent Cetacean passive acoustic sensor... (110,590 records) [update] [metadata]
[2024-02-23] Polychaetes from major ports in Greece in 2020-2021 (253 records) [update] [metadata]
[2024-02-23] SHARK - National and regional marine environmental monitoring of... (3,102 records) [update] [metadata]
[2024-02-23] Belgian recreational fisheries monitoring (22,151 records) [update] [metadata]
[2024-02-23] RADIALES NW Spain Zooplankton (41,491 records) [update] [metadata]
[2024-02-23] JNCC/Cefas Barmade Bank MCZ Verification survey (CEND0412) - Seabed... (0 records) [update] [metadata]

Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2023-11-23]Axius serratus Stimpson, 1852[map][WoRMS]
[2023-11-23]Venefica procera (Goode & Bean, 1883)[map][WoRMS]
[2023-11-23]Paraliparis calidus Cohen, 1968[map][WoRMS]
[2023-11-23]Osmerus mordax (Mitchill, 1814)[map][WoRMS]
[2023-11-23]Lycenchelys verrillii (Goode & Bean, 1877)[map][WoRMS]
[2023-11-23]Liparis coheni Able, 1976[map][WoRMS]
[2023-11-23]Alosa pseudoharengus (Wilson, 1811)[map][WoRMS]
[2023-11-23]Cryptacanthodes maculatus Storer, 1839[map][WoRMS]
[2023-11-23]Lycodichthys dearborni (DeWitt, 1962)[map][WoRMS]
[2023-11-23]Munida valida Smith, 1883 accepted as Typhlonida valida (Smith, 1883)[map][WoRMS]

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