World Register of Marine Species

Checklist dataset published by WoRMS Editorial Board

  • 262,604

    Species
  • 588,255

    Taxa
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Checklist Overlap

Names

  • GBIF BACKBONE

    Percentage of name usages also found in the GBIF Backbone.

  • CATALOGUE OF LIFE

    Percentage of name usages also found in the Catalogue of Life.

There are 239,266 synonyms in this dataset.

UNIQUE NAMES

There are 586,303 unique names in this dataset. On average 0.333% of the names are found in more than one taxon.

Occurrence Metrics

We are sorry, but for this dataset there are no occurrence metrics available.