Fishes Collection


Dennis Shiozawa - Curator of fishes
Jerald B. Johnson - Assistant Curator of fishes
Wesley Skidmore - Assistant Curator of fishes

The museum's fish collection contains more than 150,000 specimens. The collection includes fishes from throughout the world with emphasis on western North American and South and Central America. It includes a large collection of native western trout and Central American live-bearing fish.The collection also contains extensive alcohol-preserved tissues, frozen tissues, and DNA archives from western North American fishes.