Field Museum of Natural History (Zoology) Fish Collection
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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May 14, 2015
Jul 10, 2012