GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility

Free and open access to biodiversity data

Ramuligorgia militaris (Nutting, 1908) observed 150 km south of Lisianski Island, Hawaii, USA at depth 2,337 m. Photo via NOAA Deep Sea Corals Research and Technology Program.

What is GBIF?

GBIF—the Global Biodiversity Information Facility—is an international network and data infrastructure funded by the world's governments and aimed at providing anyone, anywhere, open access to data about all types of life on Earth.

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