Virginia Institute of Marine Science
The present Virginia Institute of Marine Science evolved from the Virginia Fisheries Laboratory, founded in 1940 as part of the College of William and Mary and the research agency for the Virginia Commission of Fisheries. The Institute's original purpose was to under-take research useful in the management of the seafood and sport fishing industries.At the same time it offered an undergraduate and graduate program in marine science through the Department of Biology of the College of William and Mary, and gave general information to the public. more ...
Virginia Institute of Marine Science -- history
Hargis, William J. Jr., Virginia Institute of Marine Science (1963). American Zoologist, 3(3), 315-317.