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
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Balistes spilotopterygius Walbaum, 1792
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
  • Balistes capriscus
Biopix
  • Balistes carolinensis
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
Environments
  • Balistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789
IRMNG
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Species
FishBase
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FishWisePro resource
Fishes resource
  • Balistes capriscus
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University Libraries, U Washington
  • Balistes capriscus
Genome 10K Project Vertebrates
  • Balistes capriscus
Global Biotic Interactions Species
  • Balistes capriscus
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
  • Balistes carolinensis Gronow, 1854
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Balistes moribundus Cope, 1871
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Balistes forcipatus Gmelin, 1789
BOLDS images II Species
  • Balistes capriscus
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Balistes fuliginosus DeKay, 1842
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Nematobalistes forcipatus (Gmelin, 1789)
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Balistes taeniopterus Poey, 1860
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Balistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Balistes buniva Lacepède, 1803
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Balistes caprinus Valenciennes, 1839
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Balistes carolinensis Gmelin, 1789
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Balistes powellii Cope, 1870
MarLIN resource
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Balistes capriscus Gmelin, 1789
OBIS depth range resource
STRI fish resource
  • Balistes capriscus
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
  • Balistes capriscus J. F. Gmelin, 1789
Zootaxa via Plazi Species
iNaturalist Images Species
  • Balistes capriscus
iSpot links Species
  • Balistes carolinensis

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