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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Family
BioLib.cz Import
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Family
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Family
Biopix Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Metrics Family
  • Scophthalmidae
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Family
  • Scophthalmidae
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland Resource Family
Environments Family
  • Scophthalmidae
FishBase
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Family
FishWisePro resource Family
GBIF Elevation Data Family
Global Biotic Interactions Family
Global Biotic Interactions Family
Gulf of Maine Area CoML resource Family
IABIN resource Family
AquaMaps Resource Family
BioLib.cz Import Family
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Family
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Family
MCZ resource Family
MarLIN resource Family
NCBI Taxonomy
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Family
NatureServe resource Family
NCBI, GGBN, GBIF, BHL, BOLDS data coverage Family
  • Scophthalmidae
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Scophthalmidae
OBIS depth range resource Family
Paleobiology Database
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Family
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Scophthalmidae
Anage Data Family
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Family
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia Family
Wikipedia
Zootaxa via Plazi Family

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