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.

Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals Species
  • Balaenoptera physalus
Anage Data
  • Balaenoptera physalus
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
  • Balaenoptera physalus
AquaMaps Resource
  • Balaenoptera physalus
AskNature
  • Balaenoptera physalus
BOLDS images II Species
  • Balaenoptera physalus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
  • Balaenoptera physalus
BibAlex LifeDesk
  • Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Biopix
  • Balaenoptera physalus
Conabio
  • Balaenoptera physalus Linnaeus, 1758
DiscoverLife ID keys resource
  • Balaenoptera physalus
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Balaenoptera physalus
Dutch Marine and Coastal Species Encyclopedia
  • Balaenoptera physalus
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Balaenoptera physalus
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Balaenoptera physalus
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Balaenoptera physalus
Environments
  • Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Genome 10K Project Vertebrates
  • Balaenoptera physalus
Global Biotic Interactions Species
  • Balaenoptera physalus
Gulf of Maine Area CoML resource
  • Balaenoptera physalus
IABIN resource
  • Balaenoptera physalus (L.) (1758)
IUCN Red List
  • Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
IUCN Red List
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  • Balaenoptera physalus
BioLib.cz Import
  • Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Monthly ARKive text import
  • Balaenoptera physalus
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Balaena physalus Linnaeus, 1758
AnAge database
  • Balaenoptera physalus
MCZ resource
  • Balaenoptera physalus
Mammal life history
  • Balaenoptera physalus
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Mammalia
  • Balaenoptera physalus
Mammals Resource
  • Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
MarLIN resource
  • Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Milk Chemical Data Species
  • Balaenoptera physalus
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
  • Balaenoptera physalus
NatureServe resource Subspecies
  • Balaenoptera physalus pop.1 (Linnaeus, 1758)
NatureServe resource Subspecies
  • Balaenoptera physalus pop.2 (Linnaeus, 1758)
NatureServe resource Species
  • Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
North American Mammals Resource
  • Balaenoptera physalus
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
OBIS depth range resource
  • Balaenoptera physalus
Paleobiology Database
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PlanetScott.com images
  • Balaenoptera physalus
Rainforest Alliance's Eco-Index
  • Balaenoptera physalus
South African Vertebrates
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Species
  • Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Species
IUCN Structured Data
  • Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
TaxonConcept.org outlinks
  • Balaenoptera physalus
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Species
  • Balaenoptera physalus
US Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program resource
  • Balaenoptera physalus
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Wikimedia Commons
  • Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Wikipedia
  • Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus, 1758)
iNaturalist Images Species
  • Balaenoptera physalus
iSpot links Species
  • Balaenoptera physalus

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