Norris Center Resources

The Norris Center houses a collection of approximately 400 fish species, including marine fish of the California Central Coast and a small collection of ancient fishes.  The collection is appropriate to support classes in vertebrate evolution and ichthyology.

General Resources

California Academy of Sciences: Catalog of Fishes Database Search

Updated with the most recent and accurate fish names.

California Academy of Sciences: Species by Family/Subfamily in the Catalog of Fishes

Updated frequently and lists number of valid species by family.