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:
1,221 datasets
of which 589 datasets published with DOI
29,767,928 occurrence records
51,316,195 extended Measurement Or Facts (eMoF) records
25,176,202 quality controlled records (85% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2022-05-16] SHARK - National marine environmental monitoring of zooplankton in... (115,296 records) [update] [metadata]
[2022-05-16] SHARK - National environmental monitoring of Grey seal in Sweden since... (13,362 records) [update] [metadata]
[2022-05-16] SHARK - National environmental monitoring of Harbour seal in Sweden... (10,959 records) [update] [metadata]
[2022-05-16] CETUS: Cetacean monitoring surveys in the Eastern North Atlantic (3,195 records) [update] [metadata]
[2022-05-16] Natura 2000 Network (Saltmarshes vegetation) (479 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-05-16] Littoral Monitoring Network of Cantabria (Phytoplankton) (4,928 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-05-16] Littoral Monitoring Network of Cantabria (Invertebrates) (3,098 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-05-16] Explore Your Shore (7,649 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-05-16] Annual wrack biomass of the northern Portugal sandy beaches (159 records) [new] [metadata]
[2022-05-16] Zooplankton data collected in the Romanian Black Sea waters between... (13,485 records) [new] [metadata]

Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2022-05-19]Keratella quadrata reticulata Carlin, 1943 accepted as Keratella quadrata quadrata Müller, 1786[map][WoRMS]
[2022-05-19]Sagartia troglodytes Gosse accepted as Cereus pedunculatus (Pennant, 1777)[map][WoRMS]
[2022-05-19]Aspidosiphon (Aspidosiphon) muelleri Zavodnik & Murina, 1976 represented as Aspidosiphon (Aspidosiphon) muelleri muelleri Diesing, 1851[map][WoRMS]
[2022-05-19]Orbinia foetida (Claparède, 1868) accepted as Phylo foetida (Claparède, 1868)[map][WoRMS]
[2022-05-19]Venerupis (Ruditapes) philippinarum (Adams & Reeve, 1850) represented as Ruditapes philippinarum (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850)[map][WoRMS]
[2022-05-19]Callianassa (Callianassa) tyrrhena (Petagna, 1792) accepted as Gilvossius tyrrhenus (Petagna, 1792)[map][WoRMS]
[2022-05-19]Elymus farctus (Viv.) Runemark ex Melderis accepted as Elytrigia juncea (L.) Nevski[map][WoRMS]
[2022-05-19]Elytrigia juncea (L.) Nevski[map][WoRMS]
[2022-05-19]Crithmum maritimum Linnaeus[map][WoRMS]
[2022-05-19]Baccharis halimifolia L.[map][WoRMS]

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