Field Trip to the Smithsonian

The Ichthyology class at Washington College studies the major groups of fish as well as systematics, physiology, behavior, ecology, and evolution of fish. Student spend the first half of semester getting acquainted with the fish collection here at Washington College. Dr. Martin Connaughton brought his students to the Smithsonian Natural Science Support Center, where they house millions of specimens and collections of fish, to test their fish knowledge.