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Ichthyology and Herpetology

Last updated about 6 years ago

A collection of ichthyology and herpetology resources available on the Encyclopedia of Life.
Photo Credit: Anolis gorgonae, Luke Mahler

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    214 items; maintained by OEB130

    Harvard students in OEB 130: Patterns & Processes in Fish Diversity each developed a taxon page to represent the fish species they selected. Professor: George V. Lauder Teaching Fellows (2010): Erin Blevins & Jeanette Lim.

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    The Harvard University Herpetology Course

    1136 items; maintained by OEB167

    This project is part of OEB 167, a herpetology course taught by James Hanken and Jonathan Losos at Harvard University. Under the guidance of the professors and teaching assistants, students in this course research the biology and natural history of reptile and amphibian species, and then create EOL pages for these species.

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    African Amphibian Lifedesk

    5116 items; maintained by Breda Zimkus

    The African Amphibian Lifedesk is an authoritative, community-driven resource for information on African amphibians. The website serves as a gateway for contributors to submit information regarding African amphibian species, including writing and editing species pages, uploading images and maintaining bibliographic resources.

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    Salamanders of China

    709 items; maintained by Yunke Wu

    This lifedesk serves the purpose of introducing salamanders that are endemic to or have their distributions in China. The content covers conservation, morphology, genetics, ecology and systematics of each species listed. The information can be used by professional researchers as well as amateurish hobbyists.

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    164758 items; maintained by FishBase Information and Research Group, Inc. (FIN)

    The FishBase database displays fish species data and serves this information through the Encyclopedia of Life.

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    The Reptile Database

    18714 items; maintained by Peter Uetz

    This database provides information on the classification of all living reptiles by listing all species and their pertinent higher taxa. It is currently supported by the Systematics working group of the German Herpetological Society (DGHT).

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    Amphibians of Panama

    3944 items; maintained by caballeroca

    To provide scientifically accurate and widely accessible information to facilitate dispersal of knowledge to researchers and others interested in studying and conserving Panama’s diverse and unique amphibians.

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    Conservation Biology of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises Reso...

    301 items; maintained by arhodin

    Conservation Biology of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises: A Compilation Project of the IUCN/SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group,

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    MCZ resource

    207084 items; maintained by MCZCollections

    Data from the ten research collections of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University.

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    STRI Neotropical fish maps

    2531 items; maintained by Ross Robertson

    Maps from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institution (STRI) in Panama.

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    STRI Neotropical Fishes

    13416 items; maintained by Ross Robertson

    Information from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institution (STRI) in Panama

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    Deep-sea Fishes of the World LifeDesk

    3430 items; maintained by Christopher Kenaley

    Deep-sea Fishes of the World in an initiative to compile species-level information for all the fishes living in Earth's least studied biome, the deep ocean. Born from an EOL Biodiversity Synthesis Workshop, the project combines the efforts of some 30 biodiversity scientist to provide vetted taxonomic and biogeographic information to both scientists and the public.

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    FishWisePro resource

    95300 items; maintained by Dennis Polack

    FishWisePro is a comprehensive, fully relational fish database of nearly 97,000 scientific species name combinations and just over 33,000 fish pictures. It has been specifically developed for academics, students, marine biologists, authors, ichthyologists and all other serious users interested in fish taxonomy.