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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Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
Biopix
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Balistes capriscus
Dutch Marine and Coastal Species Encyclopedia
  • Balistes carolinensis
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland Resource
IRMNG
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Species
IRMNG
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Species
FishBase
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FishWisePro resource
Fishes resource
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University Libraries, U Washington
Genome 10K Project Vertebrates
  • Balistes capriscus
Global Biotic Interactions Species
Gulf of Maine Area CoML resource
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
BOLDS images II Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
MarLIN resource
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Balistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789
OBIS depth range resource
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Balistes capriscus
AquaMaps Resource
TaxonConcept.org outlinks
  • Balistes capriscus
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Species
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia
Zootaxa via Plazi Species
iNaturalist Images Species
iSpot links Species
  • Balistes carolinensis

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