Arizona State University Ichthyology Collection (ASU-ASUFIC)

The Ichthyology Collection at the ASU Natural History Collections contains approximately 22,000 lots representing more than 580 species, with a geographic concentration in the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. Please note: when searching our collection, all catalog numbers follow the format ASUFIC######.

Collection Manager: Dakota Rowsey,, (480)727-5870 (ORCID #: 0000-0002-5925-0579)
Specimen Loan and Collection Use Request Form:
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: a96345c7-41df-404f-b9ba-e6e742fb3377
Digital Metadata: EML File
Arizona State University
734 W Alameda Drive
Tempe, Arizona   85282
(480) 727-5870
Collection Statistics
  • 16,863 specimen records
  • 11,185 (66%) georeferenced
  • 14,889 (88%) identified to species
  • 100 families
  • 260 genera
  • 584 species
  • 605 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics