Web Service AphiaNameService SOAP Be

aka WoRMS API aka Aphia API aka WoRMS webservice Add_annotation_inactiveAdd_annotation_inactiveLog in to add alternative_name
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World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)Be (over 9 years ago)

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WSDL Location:
http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=soap&wsdl=1 (download last cached WSDL file)

from provider's description doc (over 6 years ago)

The data is licensed under a Creative Commons ‘BY’ 3.0 License, see http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en. For more information, please visit http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=webservice.

by World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (over 9 years ago)

As a user or developer you can use the WoRMS webservice to feed your own application with standard WoRMS taxonomy. A few example of possible applications:

  • get the AphiaID for your taxon
  • check the spelling of your taxa
  • get the authority for you
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by Michael Cornell Curator(about 6 years ago)

Search the WoRMS taxonomy

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by World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (over 9 years ago)


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by World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (over 9 years ago)

Appeltans W, Bouchet P, Boxshall GA, Fauchald K, Gordon DP, Hoeksema BW, Poore GCB, van Soest RWM, St

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