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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Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Species
BioLib.cz Import
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Atractosteus tropicus
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Lepisosteus tropicus
EOL Group on Flickr
Environments
IRMNG
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Species
FishBase
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FishWisePro resource
Fishes resource
Global Biotic Interactions Species
DiscoverLife ID keys resource
  • Atractosteus tropicus
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Atractosteus tropicus Gill, 1863
OBIS depth range resource
STRI Neotropical Fishes
STRI Neotropical fish distribution maps
  • Atractosteus tropicus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
TaxonConcept.org outlinks
  • Atractosteus tropicus
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Species
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia

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