Canadian Museum of Nature - Fish (CMN-FI)

Our Fish Collection contains more than 754 190 specimens in 63 655 lots of fluid-preserved specimens. We have about 1740 type specimens that are mainly paratypes. We have a good representation of freshwater and marine species, predominately from North American high latitudes. The museum holds the best Canadian Arctic and lamprey collection in the world.

Curator: Kamal Khidas, kkhidas@nature.ca
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 4 November 2023
IPT / DwC-A Source:
CMNFI-DwC-import-2023
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Canadian Museum of Nature
Cite this collection:
Canadian Museum of Nature - Fish. Occurrence dataset (ID: f0da56e0-773f-435d-8849-2bad9cab4592) accessed via the New Brunswick Museum Collections Portal, /portal, 2024-07-20).
Collection Statistics
  • 1,882 specimen records
  • 1,861 (99%) georeferenced
  • 1,827 (97%) identified to species
  • 47 families
  • 87 genera
  • 111 species
  • 111 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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