Giant Sea Bass, Stereolepis gigas, by David Wang

AMNH Ichthyology collections moving to Gilder Center

Posted on Jun 27, 2018

The Ichthyology collections and staff at the American Museum of Natural History will be moving to new, on-campus temporary quarters on or around 16 July 2018, as the first phase of construction of a new home for the ichthyology department and its ~2.8 million specimens in the Museum’s new Gilder Center (see for more details). During the move, from mid-July through approximately mid- to late September 2018, we anticipate that the collections and department facilities will be unavailable to the research community. Thereafter, operations will resume in temporary quarters until we move to final quarters in the Gilder Center, at a date to be determined.

Questions related to the collections should be directed to Barbara Brown (bbrown [at], and those about the Gilder Center project to Scott Schaefer (schaefer [at]

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