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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Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Anage Data
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
AquaMaps Resource
BOLDS images II Species
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
Biome & Ecoregion Resource Species
DiscoverLife ID keys resource
  • Balaenoptera edeni
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Balaenoptera edeni
Genome 10K Project Vertebrates
  • Balaenoptera edeni
Global Biotic Interactions Species
IABIN resource
INBio resource
IUCN Red List
IUCN Red List
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Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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AnAge database
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals-to be deleted- Species
Life History Characteristics of Placental Non-Volant Mammals Species
  • Balaenoptera edeni
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass-to be deleted- Species
Macroecological database of mammalian body mass Species
  • Balaenoptera edeni
Mammal life history
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Mammalia
Mammals Resource
NCBI Taxonomy
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North American Mammals Resource
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Balaenoptera edeni Anderson, 1878
OBIS depth range resource
Social systems of mammalian species-to be deleted- Species
Social systems of mammals Species
  • Balaenoptera edeni
South African Vertebrates
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Monthly ARKive text import
IUCN Structured Data outlinks
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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iSpot southern Africa Species


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