University of Michigan Museum of Zoology - Fish (UMMZ-F)

The University of Michigan Museum of Zoology serves as the nucleus for the study of animal diversity on campus, focusing on the evolutionary origins of the planet’s animal species, their genetic information and the ecosystems they form. UMMZ houses world-class collections that span almost 200 years of regional and global biodiversity supporting a multi-faceted research and teaching program.
Contact: Randal Singer, Collection Manager (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 9fca93c0-6290-4b52-bb1d-79d3203ff302
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 42,329 occurrence
  • 38,529 (91%) georeferenced
  • 1,016 (2%) with images
  • 35,118 (83%) identified to species
  • 18 families
  • 70 genera
  • 377 species
  • 377 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics