The National Collection of Mexican freshwater fishes from the Escuela Nacional of Ciencias Biológicas, IPN (ENCB, IPN)

National School of Biological Sciences
National Polytechnic Institute
Prol. de Carpio y Plan de Ayala s/n
Col. Casco de Santo Tomas
11340 Mexico D.F.
Phone: 5729 6000
Fax 5729 6000 ext 46205

Dr. Eduardo Soto Galera
Curator of the Collection of Mexican Freshwater Fishes
Laboratory of Ichthyology
Department of Zoology
Phone: 5729 6000 ext 62420

The collection has information about 90% of the main genera and between 90 and 95% of the determinated species from all of Mexican states. Currently it includes
4 834 samples, 80% of which are freshwater fishes and the rest marine and estuarine fishes.

The database contains 9 212 specimens pertaining to 62 families, 193 genera and 521 species, and it pertains to the SNIB.

National School of Biological Sciences

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