Ichthyology Research Studies | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

The blackeye goby is common in the Eastern Pacific from Baja to British Columbia.
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Ichthyology Contact Information

General Inquiries:

Telephone: (213) 763-3374

Rick Feeney
Collections Manager, Ichthyology

Christine Thacker
Curator, Ichthyology



Ichthyology Research

Current research in Ichthyology focuses on the systematics and evolution of acanthomorph fishes, including morphological and molecular phylogenetics, species identification and delimitation, and analyses of character evolution and diversification. Research topics also include taxonomy and larval biology of native California freshwater fishes and management of vertebrate collections and databases.  

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