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Field Museum of Natural History (Zoology) Fish Collection

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Established in 1894, The Field Museum fish collection now contains more than 1,700,000 specimens, 130,000 lots, 10,000 species, 4,500 tissuesamples, 3,500 skeletons, 1,400 nominal types, and 450 families. Specimens range from the lobe-finned Coelacanth and lungfishes, to a diversity of freshwater catfishes and cichlids, to charismatic reef fishes such as the amazing Slingjaw Wrasse and venomous Red Lionfish.

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Sharon Grant
Technology Liaison to Science
Field Museum of Natural History
1400 S Lake Shore Drive 60605 Chicago IL United States 3126657203
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Kevin Swagel
Collections Staff
Field Museum of Natural History
1400 S Lake Shore Drive 60605 Chicago IL United States
Originator
Sharon Grant
Technology Liaison to Science
Field Museum of Natural History
1400 S Lake Shore Drive 60605 Chicago IL United States 3126657203

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Jan 29, 2014

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Jul 10, 2012

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