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
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Species
North American Mammals Resource
Anage Data
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
AquaMaps Resource
AskNature
BOLDS images II Species
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
Biopix
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
CalPhotos
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
Conabio
  • Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
DiscoverLife ID keys resource
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
Dutch Marine and Coastal Species Encyclopedia
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Balaena nodosa
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Megaptera versabilis
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Megaptera longimana
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Balaena gibbosa
EOLspecies
  • Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
Environments
  • Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University Libraries, U Washington
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
Genome 10K Project Vertebrates
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
Global Biotic Interactions Species
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
Gulf of Maine Area CoML resource
IABIN resource
INBio resource
IUCN Red List
IUCN Red List
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BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Balaena lalandii Fischer, 1829
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Megaptera nodosa Lahille, 1905
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Balaena novaeangliae Borowski, 1781
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Megaptera nodosa Bonnaterre, 1789
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Balaena nodosa Bonnaterre, 1789
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Balaena longimana Rudolphi, 1832
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Balaena gibbosa Cope, 1868
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Megaptera versabilis Cope, 1869
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Megaptera braziliensis Cope, 1867
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Balaena gibbosa Gray, 1843
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Megaptera longimana Gray, 1846
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Megaptera indica Gervais 1883
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Megaptera osphya Mead & Brownell, 2005
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Megaptera lalandii Gray, 1864
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Megaptera longipinna Gray, 1846
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
Mammal life history
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Mammalia
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
Mammals Resource
  • Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
MarLIN resource
MicroScope
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
NatureServe resource Species
  • Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
AnAge database
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
OBIS depth range resource
One-time import of archived NBII images Species
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
Paleobiology Database
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Species
PlanetScott.com images
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
Rainforest Alliance's Eco-Index
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
Smithsonian type specimen data
  • Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski)
South African Vertebrates
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Species
Monthly ARKive text import
IUCN Structured Data
  • Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
TaxonConcept.org outlinks
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Species
US Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program resource
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
Undersea Production test 2
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Species
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia
  • Megaptera novaeangliae Borowski, 1781
iNaturalist Images Species
  • Megaptera novaeangliae
iSpot southern Africa Species
  • Megaptera novaeangliae

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