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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IUCN Structured Data Order
AnAge database Order
Anage Data Order
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions Order
AquaMaps Resource Order
AskNature Order
Australian Desert Fishes Order
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Order
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Order
BioKIDS Critter Catalog Order
BioKIDS Critter Catalog
Conabio Order
EOL Group on Flickr Order
EOL Group on Flickr Order
EOL Group on Flickr Order
Environments
FishBase
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FishWisePro resource Order
Fishes resource Order
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University Libraries, U Washington
IABIN resource Order
IUCN Red List Order
IUCN Red List
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BioLib.cz Import
Initial Tree of Life web Import
  • Siluriformes
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Library of Alexandria Order
Library of Alexandria Order
Library of Alexandria Order
MCZ resource Order
MCZ resource
Morphbank Resource Order
NCBI Taxonomy
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NatureServe resource Order
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Siluriformes
OBIS depth range resource Order
OEB130_2010 Order
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Order
Paleobiology Database
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Phenoscape Catfish Fin Shapes
SPIRE resource Order
India Biodiversity Portal Species Data Order
Monthly ARKive text import Order
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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The Fish Database of Taiwan Order
Tree of Life web project
  • Siluriformes
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons Order
Wikimedia Commons Order
Wikipedia
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order
iNaturalist Images Order
iSpot southern Africa Order
  • Siluriformes

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