Teleost Taxonomy Ontology

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Summary

This is an ontology of taxonomic terms (names of taxonomic groups) used in the systematics of fish, including non-teleost groups such as Chondrichtyes (sharks and rays), Sarcopterygia (lungfish and coelacanths), lampreys, and hagfish. It contains (as of August 2010) over 36,000 names and over 43,000 taxonomic synonyms. A majority of the taxonomic names and synonyms were made available from the Catalog of Fishes. Additional names and synonyms are added as a result of our curation activities.

The current release may be found here.

License

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To the extent possible under law, Peter E. Midford has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to the Teleost Taxonomy Ontology (TTO). This work is published from the United States.

Organization

                              Ictaluridae   -------------------->  TaxRank:Family
                                   ^               has_rank
                                   |
                              is_a |
                                   |
                               Ictalurus    -------------------->  TaxRank:Genus
                                   ^             has_rank
                                   |
                              is_a |
                                   |
Channel catfish <--------+Ictalurus punctatus ---------------->  TaxRank:Species
                         |                       has_rank
                         |
Silurus argentinus<------+

List of Relations and Synonym Types