The American Fisheries Society selected Florida Museum of Natural History curator of fishes Larry Page as a member of its fourth class of AFS Fellows.

Page is being recognized by the 8,000-member society for his many years of outstanding contributions to the field, including leadership, research, teaching and mentoring, resource management and conservation, and public outreach. Page, who has been a Florida Museum curator since 2002, has more than 46 years of professional experience in the field of ichthyology. He also is the director of iDigBio, a National Science Foundation-funded project based in the museum working to digitize the nation’s biodiversity specimens.

The American Fisheries Society will recognize Page during its annual meeting in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Aug. 21. For more information on fishes at the Florida Museum, visit For more information on iDigBio, visit

Learn more about the Ichthyology Collection at the Florida Museum.

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