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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Genus
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Genus
AskNature
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Genus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Genus
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
Environments
IRMNG
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Genus
FishBase
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Genus
FishWisePro resource Genus
Fishes resource Genus
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University Libraries, U Washington
Global Biotic Interactions Genus
Global Biotic Interactions Genus
Gulf of Maine Area CoML resource Genus
IABIN resource Genus
IUCN Red List Genus
BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import Genus
AquaMaps Resource Genus
MCZ resource Genus
NCBI Taxonomy
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NatureServe resource Genus
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Sphyraena
OBIS depth range resource Genus
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Genus
Paleobiology Database
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Genus
Plazi Treatments Genus
SPIRE resource
STRI Neotropical Fishes Genus
AnAge database Genus
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Genus
The Fish Database of Taiwan Genus
Undersea Production test 2 Genus
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons Genus
Wikipedia Genus
Wikipedia Genus
Wikipedia
Wikipedia Genus
Zootaxa via Plazi Genus
iNaturalist Images Genus

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