Fishes Collection


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

Specimens: 30,000 of which 1,000 are now threatened or endangered.

Type specimens:

  • Santa Ana Sucker
  • Utah Lake Sculpin - 2 of 9 existing specimens
  • Robusta jordani

Major groups represented:

  • Cyprinids - 20,000
  • Salmonids - 10,000 whole specimens and tissues

Geographic representation: Western United States especially Utah and parts of Nevada.

The MLBM fish collection has the best O. clarki specimens in the U.S.