The Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig

is a research museum of the Leibniz Association

Dr. Fabian Herder

Head of Centre for Taxonomy and Evolutionary Research
Head of Vertebrate Department
Curator Ichthyology
Tel: +49 228 9122-255
Fax: +49 228 9122-212
Mail: f.herder [at]



Field of work

  • Curator, Head of Ichthyology Section
  • Head of Vertebrate Department

Research interests

  • Speziation, and the mechanisms underlying Adaptive Radiation

  • Hybridization, and its consequences

  • Taxonomy of freshwater fishes

  • Biogeography of SE Asia

  • Coexistence of species-rich fish communities


British Fisheries Society, Gesellschaft für Ichthyologie (President), European Ichthyological Society (Board)

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