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We are open to the public by appointment only. We welcome you to contact us to schedule your visit.

Data Requests

Fish Division data can be accessed by the public through our online Fish Division Database

Note: Our online database is a work in progress.  Not all data may be represented and some records may contain erroneous information.

For questions or other data requests, please contact us.

Viewing of Specimens and Loans

Loans of OSUM study specimens are made to educators for teaching purposes.  Loans of Fish Division research specimens (70% ethanol stored, skeletons, and 95%/-80C stored specimens) are made to made to institutions for teaching and research purposes. Rare and Type Fish Division specimens may be examined by researchers during scheduled in-house visits.  Please contact us to arrange a loan. All loans are subject to the Fish Division Loan Policy.