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.

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Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Genus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Genus
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland Resource Genus
Environments
IRMNG
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FishBase
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FishWisePro resource Genus
Fishes resource Genus
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University Libraries, U Washington
Global Biotic Interactions Genus
Gulf of Maine Area CoML resource Genus
IABIN resource Genus
IUCN Red List Genus
IUCN Red List
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BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import Genus
AquaMaps Resource Genus
MCZ resource Genus
MarLIN resource Genus
NCBI Taxonomy
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NatureServe resource Genus
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Syngnathus Linnaeus, 1758
OBIS depth range resource Genus
Paleobiology Database
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  • Syngnathus Linnaeus, 1758
STRI Neotropical Fishes Genus
Monthly ARKive text import Genus
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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The Fish Database of Taiwan Genus
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Wikimedia Commons Genus
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia
Wikipedia Genus
Wikipedia Genus
Zootaxa via Plazi Genus
iNaturalist Images Genus
iSpot southern Africa Genus

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