Florida Biodiversity Collection Marine Invertebrates (FWRI-FSBC I)

Dry and fluid preserved marine invertebrate specimens. Primarily from Florida, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean, collected primarily from 1960s-present.

Curator: Paul Larson, paul.larson@myfwc.com (ORCID #: 0000-0002-4698-3124)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 28 July 2022
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY (Attribution)
Rights Holder: Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
Florida Biodiversity Collection
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
100 8th Ave SE
St. Petersburg, FL   33701
United States
Collection Statistics
  • 155,016 specimen records
  • 149,411 (96%) georeferenced
  • 908 families
  • 2,452 genera
  • 4,004 species
Extra Statistics