Fish

The Department of Biological Sciences maintains a teaching collection of more than 700 lots of approximately 150 freshwater fish species, primarily those found in Kansas.  The collection also contains 150 lots of 50 marine fish species, mostly from the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico.  For more information about our fish collection, contact Dr. David Edds at 620-341-5622 or eddsdavi@emporia.edu.

Amphibians & Reptiles

The Department of Biological Sciences maintains a collection of amphibians and reptiles from Kansas and surrounding areas.  For more information about our herp collection, contact Dr. Lynnette Sievert or Greg Sievert at 620-341-5606 (or -5908) or sievertl@emporia.edu (or sievertg@emporia.edu). 

Birds & Mammals

The Schmidt Museum of Natural History maintains a collection of birds and mammals from Kansas and surrounding areas.  The holdings include 500 individual bird mounts and 100 individual mammal mounts on display in the museum, 1,600 bird skins and 1,200 mammal skins in our research collection (with some reserved for teaching), and 150 bird species represented in our egg collection.  For more information about our collections, contact Dr. Bill Jensen at 620-341-5339.