California Academy of Science - Ichthyology (CAS-Ichthyology)

The Department of Ichthyology houses one of the largest and most important research collections of its kind in the world. There are nearly 200,000 cataloged lots (jars) containing roughly 1.2 million specimens, with many thousands of backlogged specimens still to be processed. There are representatives of over11,000 nominal species of fishes in the collection, representing nearly a third of those known to science. The strengths of our holdings lie principally in marine fishes of the western and central Pacific, California, and freshwater fishes from South America and southeastern Asia. Our older historic collections from North America and the large number of type specimens are of particular importance to the ichthyological community.
Senior Collections Manager: David Catania,
Tipo de Colección: Preserved Specimens
Administración: Instantánea de datos de un base de datos local
última Actualización: 23 February 2021
IPT / DwC-A:
Metadata Digital: EML File
Derechos de Uso: CC BY (Attribution)
Propietario de Derechos: California Academy of Sciences, ©2014
Estadísticas de Colección
  • 2,483 registros de especímenes
  • 1,769 (71%) georeferenciado
  • 104 (4%) con imágenes (539 imágenes en total)
  • 2,016 (81%) identificado a las especies
  • 149 familias
  • 413 géneros
  • 784 especies
  • 795 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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