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WoRMS Taxon Match Tool

WoRMS Taxon Match Tool

This tool matches a given list of scientific names against the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS). It only accepts files as an input. This tool uses the following components:
TAXAMATCH fuzzy matching algorithm by Tony Rees
PHP/MySql port of TAXAMATCH by Michael Giddens
Scientific Names Parser by Dmitry Mozzherin

World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), Monday, Jan 01, 2001
You can use the WoRMS Taxon Match Tool to automatically match your species list or taxon list with WoRMS. After matching, the tool will return your file with the AphiaID's, valid names, authorities, WoRMS classification and/or any other output you selected. For performance reasons, the limit is set to 1,500 rows. You can send larger files to and we will return the results to you as soon as possible.
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World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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