BacDive is a bacterial metadatabase that provides strain-linked information about bacterial and archaeal biodiversity. The database is a resource for different kind of phenotypic data like taxonomy, morphology, physiology, environment and molecular-biology. The majority of data is manually annotated and curated. With the release in April 2019 BacDive offers information for 80,584 strains. The database is hosted by the Leibniz Institute DSMZ - German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures GmbH and is part of de.NBI the German Network for Bioinformatics Infrastructure.