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Welcome to the Global Species website. A mashup of species data from around the web.

Features

The following table contains species counts for select categories.
More detailed statistics can be found on the About page.

 Kingdom  Total  English Names  Attributes   Endangered  Invasive  Relations 
Animalia1,068,005 68,023 15,656 4,923 293 40,500 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,050 50 1 4 144 
Chromista7,775 138 4 7 110 
Fungi123,124 2,780 1,864 4 8 444 
Plantae361,402 31,105 71,576 4,758 398 12,990 
Protozoa15,454 14 2 92 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,587,571102,11189,0969,69071254,280

Endangered Species

(Barrens topminnow)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(yellow-flower wasp)
 

Featured Species

(Whiting)
 

Extreme Species

(messmate)
Height 1 : 197 feet (60 m)

Species Relation

(foliate kelp crab)
 
provides Food for 2
(Kelp greenling)
 

Common Species

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Citations

Endangered Status provided by IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2 <www.iucnredlist.org> Downloaded on 11 April 2013.
Invasive Status provided by Global Invasive Species Database Downloaded on 10 May 2011.
Attributes / relations provided by 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2COEXISTENCE IN A KELP FOREST: SIZE, POPULATION DYNAMICS, AND RESOURCE PARTITIONING IN A GUILD OF SPIDER CRABS (BRACHYURA, MAJIDAE), ANSON H. HINES, Ecological Monographs, 52(2), 1982, pp. 179-198
Fundulus julisia Species recognized by Group expert : Costa, W., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Radumeris tasmaniensis Species recognized by Gordon D., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sillago sihama Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eucalyptus obliqua Species recognized by Hill K.D. & Stanberg L.C., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hexagrammos decagrammus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mimulus foliatus Species recognized by Davie, Peter, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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