A Virtual Museum on the State's Fish Biodiversity

Contact Us

The Fishes of Texas Project is based at the Texas Natural History Collection (TNHC), which is is a division of the University of Texas' Department of Integrative Biology.

Our offices are at the University of Texas, Pickle Research Campus in North Austin. Our mailing address and driving directions to our building are available here.

The project's main phone number is (512) 471-8845 and we can also be reached by email.

If you have a comment or question specific to a particular database record or about our documentation, we suggest that you simply post it in that record's or file's comment section.

Current project staff (photos here) are:

  • Dean A. Hendrickson (Principal Investigator, overall project supervision; Curator of Ichthyology at TNHC)
  • Adam E. Cohen (TNHC Fish Collection Manager; FoTX data management and general project coordinator, georeferencing, specimen identifications, fieldwork)
  • Colton Avila (Programing, GIS, and Data Visualization)
  • F. Douglas Martin (specimen identifications, fieldwork, character matrices, literature-based occurrence database)
  • Melissa Casarez (georeferencing, locality data entry, specimen processing / photography, fieldwork)
  • Gary P. Garrett (management perspective / government liaison, expert opinion, data acquisition, specimen identifications, fieldwork)
  • Tomislav Urban (Programming)

See also our long list of collaborators, students and volunteers.