Research Interests

Systematics, evolution, and ecology of freshwater fishes; protection of aquatic natural areas. Current research emphasis is on phylogenetic relationships, evolution of reproductive behaviors, and speciation processes that have led to the diversity of freshwater organisms.

Collection Activities

Fieldwork conducted in North America, Asia, Africa and South America. See websites for All Catfish Species InventoryAll Cypriniformes Species Inventory and iDigBio.

Larry Page collecting speciments