GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility

Free and open access to biodiversity data

Stichaster striatus Müller & Troschel, 1840 observed by Javier Naretto in the Mahuidantu Marine Coastal Areas of Indigenous People, Chile. Photo via Costa Humboldt (CC BY-NC 4.0)

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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