Summer 2013
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Gloucester Point, VA


The School of Marine Science (SMS) at VIMS is the graduate school in marine science for the College of William & Mary. Chartered in 1940, VIMS is currently among the largest marine research and education centers in the United States.

Lectures and laboratories will be held at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, Virginia. VIMS is situated near the confluence of the York River and Chesapeake Bay and offers laboratory space with high quality stereomicroscopes for our use and possibilities to sample fish larvae for laboratory exercises. All lecture and laboratory materials are provided. If you have unknown, unsorted, or interesting larval fish material in your collections, bring them with you!