The Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig
is a research museum of the Leibniz Association
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The fish section (Ichthyology) of ZFMK was founded in 1945.
Karl Heinz Lüling was the first curator responsible for the fish collection, followed in 1978 by Klaus Busse and 2008 by Fabian Herder.
The fish collection of ZFMK currently includes >100.000 individuals:
The type material currently consists of*:
81 holo- resp. lectotypes
1985 para- resp. paralectotypes
*Herder F, Huylebrouck J, Busse K (2010) Catalogue of type specimens of fishes in the Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Bonn. Bonn zoological Bulletin 59, 109-136. (PDF)