Research Interests

Systematics, evolution, and ecology of freshwater fishes; protection of aquatic natural areas.  Current research emphasis is on taxonomy and phylogenetic relationships, speciation processes in freshwater organisms, and use of natural history collections data in research and outreach.

Collection Activities

Fieldwork conducted in North America, Asia, Africa and South America. See websites for All Catfish Species InventoryAll Cypriniformes Species Inventory and iDigBio.

Larry Page collecting speciments