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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Species
Global Biotic Interactions
  • Scophthalmus maximus (Linnaeus, 1758)
BHL: BioDivLibrary's photostream
BOLDS images II Species
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
Biopix
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Psetta maxima
Dutch Marine and Coastal Species Encyclopedia
  • Scophthalmus maximus
EOL Group on Flickr
Environments
FishBase
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FishWisePro resource
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University Libraries, U Washington
Genome 10K Project Vertebrates
  • Psetta maxima
AquaMaps Resource
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
MCZ resource
MarLIN resource
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Psetta maxima (Linnaeus, 1758)
OBIS depth range resource
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Psetta maxima
Anage Data
TaxonConcept.org outlinks
  • Psetta maxima
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Species
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia
iSpot links Species
  • Psetta maxima

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