Fish Bone Reference Collection

Fish Bone Reference Collection

Fish Bone Reference Collection

The Fish Bone Reference Collection is housed in the Anthropology Department, Archaeology Program, College of Social Sciences. The collection includes specimens coimmonly found around the Hawaiian Islands and Fiji. The collection houses more than 250 specimens and supports undergraduate education through Archaeology courses.

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Contact Information
Jo Lynn Gunness
Archaeology Laboratory Manager
Office: 2450 Campus Road, Dean 206

Anthropology Department, Archaeology Program
University of Hawai’i at Manoa
2424 Maile Way, Saunders 346
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone (808) 956-6652
Fax (808) 956-9541

Associate Faculty:
Affiliated Graduate Students:
Affiliates: Bishop Museum, Zooarchaeology Laboratory Fish Osteology Collection
Non-living Specimens: 250
Established: 1999

Allied Curriculum:
ZOOL 465 – General Ichthyology (3 credits)
Biology of fishes; reproduction, physiological processes, functional anatomy, behavior, ecology, distribution, and systematics.

ZOOL 465L – General Ichthyology Lab (1 credit)
Lab to accompany ZOOL 465

ZOOL 467 – Ecology of Fishes (3 credits)
Reproduction, early life history, age and growth, feeding, niche specificity, competitive interactions, communities, and evolutionary mechanisms of fishes.
Prerequisites: ZOOL 465