Staff Spotlight

Robert H. Robins

Rob Robins portraitIchthyology Collection Manager
Florida Museum of Natural History
106 Dickinson Hall
Museum Road & Newell Drive
GainesvilleFL 32611



M. S., University of Florida, 2005



Ongoing Work

Archival Storage Containers for Large Fishes and Reptiles at the Florida Museum of Natural History (NSF Award: DBI-0951412).

Revision of Cusk-eel Genus Lepophidium

Museum and Field Work – All Cypriniformes Species Inventory.


Representative Publications

Robins, R. H. and L. M. Page. 2007. Taxonomic status of the Guadalupe Darter, Percina apristis (Teleostei: Percidae). Zootaxa 1618:51-60.

Page, L. M., R. K. Hadiaty, J. A. Lopez, I. Rachmatika, and R. H. Robins. 2007. Two New Species of the Akysis variegatus Species Group (Siluriformes; Akysidae) from Southern Sumatra and a Redescription of Akysis variegatus Bleeker 1846. Copeia (2): 292-303.

Page, L. M. & R. H. Robins. 2006. Identification of Sailfin Catfishes (Teleostei: Loricariidae) in Southeastern Asia. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 54(2): 455-457.

Frederick, P.C., M. G. Spalding, M.S. Sepulveda, G. E. Williams Jr., L. Nico and R. Robins. 1999. Exposure of Great Egret nestlings to mercury through diet in the Everglades of Florida. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

Nico, L.G., S. J. Walsh, and R. H. Robins. 1996. An Introduced Population of the South American Callichthyid CatfishHoplosternum littorale in the Indian River Lagoon System, Florida. Florida Scientist. 59(3): 189-200.