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Department ofVertebrate Zoology

Division of Fishes

Barracuda
Carl Hansen
© Smithsonian Institution
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    Bruce B. Collette
    Senior Systematic Zoologist, NMFS

  • Phone: (202)633-1287
  • Fax: (202)633-0182
  • E-mail: collettb[at]si.edu

  • Mailing Address:
    NMFS Systematics Laboratory
    Smithsonian Institution
    PO Box 37012, MRC 153
    Washington, DC 20013-7012

  • Shipping Address:
    NMFS Systematics Laboratory
    National Museum of Natural History
    10th and Constitution Ave, NW
    Washington, DC 20560-0153
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Related Links

NOAA Fisheries - National Systematics Laboratory

Education

Ph.D. 1960, Cornell University
B.S. 1956, Cornell University

Recent Publications

Rocha, L. A., Aleixo, A., Allen, G., Almeda, F., Baldwin, C. C., Barclay, M. V. L., Bates, J. M., Bauer, A. M., Benzoni, F., Berns, C. M., Berumen, M. L., Blackburn, D. C., Blum, S., Bolanos, F., Bowie, R. C. K., Britz, R., Brown, R. M., Cadena, C. D., Carpenter, K., Ceriaco, L. M., Chakrabarty, P., Chaves, G., Choat, J. H., Clements, K. D., Collette, B. B., et al 2014. Specimen collection: An essential tool. Science, 344(6186): 814-815. doi:10.1126/science.344.6186.814

Carnevale, Giorgio and Collette, Bruce B. 2014. †Zappaichthys harzhauseri, gen. et sp. nov., a new Miocene toadfish (Teleostei, Batrachoidiformes) from the Paratethys (St. Margarethen in Burgenland, Austria), with comments on the fossil record of batrachoidiform fishes. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 34(5): 1005-1017. doi:10.1080/02724634.2014.854801

de Sant'Anna, Vivianne B., Collette, Bruce B. and Godfrey, Stephen J. 2013. Belone countermani, a new Miocene needlefish (Belonidae) from the St. Marys Formation of Calvert Cliffs, Maryland. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 126(2): 137-150. doi:10.2988/0006-324X-126.2.137

Collette, Bruce B. 2013. Nikolai Vasil'evich Parin (1932–2012). Copeia, 2013(4): 768-780. doi:10.1643/OT-13-102

Smith-Vaniz, William and Collette, Bruce B. 2013. Fishes of Bermuda. Aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 19(4): 165-186.

Backus, E. H. and Collette, Bruce B. 2013. Obituary: Richard Haven Backus (1922-2012). Copeia, 2013(1): 173-176.

Collette, Bruce B., Polidoro, Beth and Carpenter, Kent 2013. Corrected numbers for fish on the Red List. Nature, 495(7439): 47 doi:10.1038/495047a

Tyler, James C., Collette, Bruce B. and Broughton, Elisabeth A. 2013. Northern Range Extension to Georges Bank for Hollardia hollardi (Reticulate Spikefish) (Triacanthodidae, Tetraodontiformes). Northeastern Naturalist, 20(4): N33-N36. doi:10.1656/045.020.0421

Hawn, Donald and Collette, Bruce 2012. What are the maximum size and live body coloration of opah (Teleostei: Lampridae: Lampris species)?. Ichthyological Research, 59(3): 272-275. doi:10.1007/s10228-012-0277-z

Helfman, Gene and Collette, Bruce B. 2011. Fishes : the animal answer guide Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Campagna, Claudio, Short, Frederick T., Polidoro, Beth A., McManus, Roger, Collette, Bruce B., Pilcher, Nicolas J., de Mitcheson, Yvonne Sadovy, Stuart, Simon N. and Carpenter, Kent E. 2011. Gulf of Mexico Oil Blowout Increases Risks to Globally Threatened Species. Bioscience, 61(5): 393-397. doi:10.1525/bio.2011.61.5.8

Hanner, Robert, Floyd, Robin, Bernard, Andrea, Collette, Bruce B. and Shivji, Mahmood 2011. DNA barcoding of billfishes. Mitochondrial DNA, 22(S1): 27-36. doi:10.3109/19401736.2011.596833

Collette, Bruce B. 2010. Reproduction and development of epipelagic fishes. In: Cole, K. S., Reproduction and sexuality in marine fishes: patterns and processes. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, pp.21-63.

Hoffmann, Michael, Hilton-Taylor, Craig, Angulo, Ariadne, Böhm, Monika, Brooks, Thomas M., Butchart, Stuart H. M., Carpenter, Kent E., Chanson, Janice, Collen, Ben, Cox, Neil A., Darwall, William R. T., Dulvy, Nicholas K., Harrison, Lucy R., Katariya, Vineet, Pollock, Caroline M., Quader, Suhel, Richman, Nadia I., Rodrigues, Ana S. L., Tognelli, Marcelo F., Vié, Jean-Christophe, Aguiar, John M., Allen, David J., Allen, Gerald R., Amori, Giovanni, Ananjeva, Natalia B., et al 2010. The Impact of Conservation on the Status of the World's Vertebrates. Science, 330(6010): 1503-1509. doi:10.1126/science.1194442

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