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Bell Museum fishes (JFBM-Fishes)

Records of zoological specimens at the Bell Museum, University of Minnesota
Contact: Dr. Kassandra Ford (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 9 April 2021
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Bell Museum, University of Minnesota
Access Rights: Users are required to adhere to Bell Museum collections policy. Questions may be directed to the curator in charge.
Collection Statistics
  • 40,409 specimen records
  • 34,724 (86%) georeferenced
  • 7,957 (20%) with images
  • 39,884 (99%) identified to species
  • 227 families
  • 747 genera
  • 1,658 species
  • 1,660 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
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