Department of Ichthyology

Welcome to the Department of Ichthyology at the American Museum of Natural History 

The Department of Ichthyology, as part of the Museum's Division of Vertebrate Zoology, maintains one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing collection of fishes. Follow the links on this page to learn how to access the collection, to learn more about the scientific research going on here, and to learn about the history of the department.