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Ichthyology is the study of fish. The IMNH fish collection includes approximately 1000 fluid-preserved lots of specimens. These collections represent most of Idaho’s 68 native and introduced species, with a geographic concentration in Southeast Idaho. Both lake and stream habitats are represented and included collections from Bear Lake and the Snake River and its tributaries.

Specimens are mostly collections from ISU faculty and student researchers. 

Dr. Ernest Keeley

Affiliate Curator



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(208) 282-3168

(208) 282-5893

Idaho Museum of Natural History

921 S. 8th ave Stop 8096

Pocatello,ID 83201

We are located just off the corner of 5th street and Dillon street in Pocatello.

Museum Hours

Spring/Summer Hours
(Late March - Early September)
Tuesday - Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm
Monday: Closed
Fall/Winter Hours
(Early September - Late March)
Tuesday - Friday: 12pm - 6pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm
Monday: Closed
Holiday Closures:
Thanksgiving Day, Day After Thansgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Day


Adult 18+ $7
Senior 60+ $5
ISU Student  $2
Youth 4-17  $3
Child 3 & under FREE
Museum Member FREE
Active Military 20% off


20% off


921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209

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