Dr. Lawrence Page, Dr. Patrick Ciccotto, Mr. David Boyd

Dr. Lawrence Page (curator) and Mr. David Boyd, of the Florida Museum of Natural History, and Dr. Patrick Ciccotto (postdoctoral fellow), of the University of North Carolina, will be examining fish specimens at the Varsity Drive collection facility 22-25 September.    David will be examining representatives of SE Asian loach genera (Telestei: Cobitidae) as part of a phylogenetic analysis of the group.  Patrick is conducting phylogenetic research on the SE Asian minnow  genera Crossocheilus and Lobocheilos (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).  Dr. Page is supervising and collaborating in both projects.  The UMMZ Fish Division has one of the largest and most important collections of SE Asian firewater fishes in the U.S.