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Fish Collection

Most of the collection is from Lebanese coastal waters but there are several samples from neighboring countries e.g. Cyprus, Greece and Turkey. (“No. of samples” refers to the number of jars, each containing a sample of preserved fish specimens.)

 

Group        

No. of
Samples

 No. of
Families

No. of
Species

Approx.Total No. of Specimens

Class Chondrichthyes

34

12

26

53

Class Holocephali

1

1

1

2

Anguilliformes

17

4

10

42

Belonifirmes

35

4

12

159

Clupeiformes

49

2

79

480

Cyprinidontifornes

16

3

7?

200

Dactylopteriformes

6

1

2

11

Echeineformes

5

1

1

30

Gadiformes

37

2

9

106

Gobiesociformes

4

1

4

17

Mugiliformes

34

3

17

615

Perciformes

510

28

155

4400

Pleuronectiformes

36

4

16

200

Tetraodontiformes

9

2

2

52

Others

27

3

>11

218

Total

820

71

>282

6585

 
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