Scientists aim to describe a single 'tree of life' that reflects the evolutionary relationships of living things. However, evolutionary relationships are a matter of ongoing discovery, and there are different opinions about how living things should be grouped and named. EOL reflects these differences by supporting several different scientific 'classifications'. Some species have been named more than once. Such duplicates are listed under synonyms. EOL also provides support for common names which may vary across regions as well as languages.

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Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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MarLIN resource Family
Anage Data Family
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions Family
AquaMaps Resource Family
AskNature Family
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Family
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Family
Biopix Family
Number of DNA and specimen records in GGBN Family
  • Carcharhinidae
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Carcharhinidae
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Metrics Family
  • Carcharhinidae
Environments Family
Environments Family
FishBase
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FishWisePro resource Family
Fishes resource Family
Gulf of Maine Area CoML resource Family
IABIN resource Family
IUCN Red List Family
IUCN Red List
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BioLib.cz Import Family
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Family
MCZ resource Family
AnAge database Family
NCBI Taxonomy
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Family
NatureServe resource Family
Number of pages in BHL Family
  • Carcharhinidae
Number of records in GBIF Family
  • Carcharhinidae
Number of sequences in GenBank Family
  • Carcharhinidae
Number of specimens with sequence in BOLDS Family
  • Carcharhinidae
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Carcharhinidae Jordan and Evermann, 1896
OBIS depth range resource Family
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Family
Paleo DB Families
  • Carcharhinidae
Paleobiology Database
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STRI Neotropical Fishes Family
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Carcharhinidae
Monthly ARKive text import Family
IUCN Structured Data Family
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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The Fish Database of Taiwan Family
Undersea Production test 2 Family
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Wikimedia Commons Genus
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons Family
Wikipedia Family
Wikipedia
Wikipedia Family
iNaturalist Images Family
iSpot southern Africa Family

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