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.

Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
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Genus Import
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Genus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Genus
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
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Animal Diversity Web Descriptions Genus
FishWisePro resource Genus
Fishes resource Genus
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University Libraries, U Washington
GBIF national node classification resource: Germany Genus
Global Biotic Interactions Genus
Global Biotic Interactions Genus
IUCN Red List Genus Import Genus
AquaMaps Resource Genus
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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MCZ resource Genus
NCBI Taxonomy
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NatureServe resource Genus
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Trachinotus Lacepède, 1801
OBIS depth range resource Genus
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Genus
STRI Neotropical Fishes Genus
STRI fish resource
  • Trachinotus
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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The Fish Database of Taiwan Genus
Undersea Production test 2 Genus
Wikimedia Commons Genus
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia Genus
iNaturalist Images Genus


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