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Sharks Sharks
Sharks are one of the many research interests of the Ichthyology Division. Here you will find an abundant source of information about sharks, including current shark research, the shark fishery, and shark conservation.
Organizations Organizations
The Ichthyology division works closely with many organizations involved in the study and conservation of fishes and sharks including the American Elasmobranch Society (AES), the Southeastern Fishes Council (SFC), the Shark Specialist Group (SSG), the National Shark Research Consortium (NSRC), the International Shark Attack File (ISAF) and the Sawfish Recovery Team (SRT).
Collection Collection
The University of Florida ichthyology collection represents a rich resource of biodiversity information and is an unparalleled source of information on three key south Florida ecosystems, Florida Bay, the Everglades, and the Florida Keys. Search for specimens using our online database.


Image Gallery Image Gallery
In our Image Gallery you'll find a wide variety of fish species photographed by world renowned underwater photographers. The Gallery also contains the work of several skilled scientific illustrators.
(Left: Blue angelfish (Holacanthus bermudensis) by Robert MacDonald ©)


South Florida South Florida
Take an in-depth tour through three imperiled south Florida environments - the Everglades, Florida Bay, and Florida Keys. Test your knowledge with interactive games and learn how you can help preserve these unique habitats.


Education Education
The education section of our page is geared toward middle school ages and up. There is something here for the everyone from the novice to the advanced.


Biological Profiles Biological Profiles
The biological profile section of our page contains species profiles on fishes in our image gallery. New species are being added, so check back often.


Tropical Research Tropical Research
Tropical fishes are a major focus of research in the Ichthyology Division. The research program of James Albert is highlighted here. Look for additional divisional intiatives to be added later.
Project Ucamara     Will Crampton


Just for Kids Just for Kids
The Just for Kids section of our pages is for elementary to middle school ages. Learn fun and fascinating facts about fishes and sharks. Let learning take you underwater!


Meetings Meetings
Here you will find news, dates and registration information for upcoming meetings and conferences on fishes and sharks.


In the News In the News
Listed here is an archive of fish stories that made the news. Many of the news articles, in both catagories, deal with conservation, management, and environmental issues. New articles are constantly added, so check here often.


Staff Staff
Come and meet the people that operate the Ichthyology Division. This page also contains contact information for the University of Florida, Museum of Natural History, Ichthyology Division personnel.


Links Links
Other informative and interesting sites dealing with ichthyology and sharks.


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American Elasmobranch Society
Southeastern Fishes Council
IUCN/SSC Shark Specialist Group
National Shark Research
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Sawfish Recovery Team
International Shark Attack File

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Loan Policy

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South Florida Aquatic Environments

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Field Key to Sharks
Freshwater Fish Key
Shark Games
Fish FAQ
Shark FAQ

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Projecto Ucamara

Just for Kids

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In the News
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