Explore biodiversity!

Here you'll find descriptions of and images for Nordic and Baltic organisms. You can search for and browse through species pages relevant to this region, see where the species have been recorded, and follow links to more information.

Start your search at the top of the page. Or use the links below. You can also start browsing at the root of the tree of life.

This is The Naturalist

The Naturalist is provided by the Swedish Museum of Natural History in collaboration with institutions in Finland and Estonia. Here we present our combined knowledge about Nordic and Baltic organisms. The long-term goal is to describe all organisms in the Nordic and Baltic region. This information is available here:

  • Text descriptions
  • Images and sounds
  • Species occurrence maps
  • Links to more information

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