Welcome to the Fish Pics Database.

This site was funded by the fine folks of the California Sea Grant College Program and the sterling citizens of the Biological Resources Division of the U.S. Geological Survey. The people at Instructional Development at the University of California, Santa Barbara have put it all together for your delectation.

We're always looking for more slides and videos. So if you, puffed up with hubris like well-stuffed haggis, feel you have some good shots, please contact us at love@lifesci.ucsb.edu.

We had a great deal of difficulty deciding how to arrange these images. Should we list them by common names, by species or genus or family? Nothing seemed perfect. Finally, we just consulted Nancy Reagan's astrologer and she suggested we order the images in alphabetical order by genus.

Right now, there are four ways to access these images:

If you want more information on a particular image, please click on the copyright holder's name. This will bring up a window to send him/her e-mail.
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