Division of Fishes
The Division of Fishes of the Museum of Zoology is a research resource and teaching center dedicated to the study of fish evolution, phylogeny, distribution, ecology, and behavior. We have about 3.5 million catalogued specimens available for study. The collections are rich in specimens from the U.S., Mexico, Asia, Japan, the Neotropics, and Africa.
Sallan Paleocast podcast now online
EEB Michigan Fellow Lauren Sallan was recently interviewed about the early record of vertebrates, especially fishes, by Palaeocast, an online radio show.(more)
NSF Grant: Georeferencing U.S. Fish Collections
The Fish Division just received a grant, in collaboration with several other institutions, to georeference our catalogue data. (more)
Fishes of the Greater Mekong Ecosystem (Miscellaneous Publication 201) Now available
Illustrating all 2541 species known to occur in the Greater Mekong Ecosystem "Fishes of the Greater Mekong Ecosystem" is a valuable resource for biologists across multiple disciplines including systematics, taxonomy, ecology, biogeography, conservation, and fisheries. View details and download order form.
Miscellaneous Publication 201University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, 6/1/2012
Walter J. Rainboth, Chavalit Vidthayanon, and Mai Dinh Yen