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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Paleobiology Database
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Family
AnAge database Family
Anage Data Family
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions Family
AquaMaps Resource Family
Australian Desert Fishes Family
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Family
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Family
BioImages resource Family
BioKIDS Critter Catalog Family
Biopix Family
CoralReefFish image and text
  • Gobiidae
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Metrics Family
  • Gobiidae
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Family
  • Gobiidae
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland Resource Family
Environments Family
  • Gobiidae
FishBase
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Family
FishWisePro resource Family
FishWisePro resource Family
Fishes resource Family
GBIF Elevation Data Family
Global Biotic Interactions Family
Global Biotic Interactions Family
Global Biotic Interactions Family
IABIN resource Family
IUCN Red List Family
IUCN Red List
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BioLib.cz Import Family
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Family
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Family
Library of Alexandria Family
Library of Alexandria Family
Library of Alexandria Family
MCZ resource Family
MarLIN resource Family
Marine Life in Koh Phangan resource
  • Gobiidae
Moorea Biocode
  • Gobiidae
NCBI Taxonomy
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NatureServe resource Family
NCBI, GGBN, GBIF, BHL, BOLDS data coverage Family
  • Gobiidae
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Gobiidae
OBIS depth range resource Family
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Family
Monthly ARKive text import Family
SPIRE resource Family
STRI Neotropical Fishes Family
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Gobiidae
India Biodiversity Portal Species Data Family
IUCN Structured Data Family
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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The Fish Database of Taiwan Family
Undersea Production test 2 Family
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia Family
Wikipedia
ZooKeys Family
Zootaxa via Plazi Family
iNaturalist Images Family
iSpot southern Africa Family

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