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
  • 17,124 specimen records
  • 11,759 (69%) georeferenced
  • 1 (0.01%) with images (1 total images)
  • 15,195 (89%) identified to species
  • 102 families
  • 265 genera
  • 597 species
  • 618 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution