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
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
Anage Data
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
AquaMaps Resource
BOLDS images II Species
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
CalPhotos
  • Rhincodon typus
DiscoverLife ID keys resource
  • Rhincodon typus
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Rhincodon typus
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Rhincodon typus
Environments
FishBase
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FishWisePro resource
Fishes resource
Genome 10K Project Vertebrates
  • Rhincodon typus
IABIN resource
IUCN Red List
IUCN Red List
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BioLib.cz Import
AnAge database
Marine Life in Koh Phangan resource
  • Rhincodon typus
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
NatureServe resource Species
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Rhincodon typus Smith, 1828
OBIS depth range resource
Paleobiology Database
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Species
STRI Neotropical Fishes
STRI Neotropical fish distribution maps
  • Rhincodon typus
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Rhincodon typus
Monthly ARKive text import
IUCN Structured Data
TaxonConcept.org outlinks
  • Rhincodon typus
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Species
The Fish Database of Taiwan
Under Pressure World
  • Rhincodon typus
Undersea Production test 2
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Species
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia
iNaturalist Images Species
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  • Rhincodon typus

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