Each major taxonomic group of the MBP is led by an expert who is responsible for assembling the team, coordinating field collections, taxonomic identification and curation of specimens.

Name Position Institution Taxonomy Team Taxonomysort icon Team Role
Jenna Moore Undergraduate Researcher Florida Museum of Natural History Marine invertebrates Team member
Jada White Graduate Student University of Florida Marine vertebrates Team member
Seabird McKeon Graduate Student University of Florida Marine invertebrates Team member
Lydia Smith Graduate student University of California, Berkeley Fungi Team member
Jon Norenburg Research Zoologist and Curator of Nemertea Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Marine invertebrates Team member
Willow Jorgensen Graduate student University of Hawaii Marine invertebrates Team member
Andrea Crowther Graduate student University of Kansas Marine invertebrates Team member
Menelaos Stavrinides Graduate student University of California Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates Team member
Margarita Hadjistylli Graduate student University of California Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates Team member
Elaine Fok Undergraduate student University of California, Berkeley Plants Bryophytes Team member
Benjamin Carter Graduate student University of California, Berkeley Plants Bryophytes Team member
Jean-Louis Menou Researcher IRD New Caledonia Algae Chlorophyta, Rhodophyta, Phaeophyceae Team member
Lydiane Mattio Researcher IRD New Caledonia Algae Chlorophyta, Rhodophyta, Phaeophyceae Team member
Curtis Ewing Post-doc researcher University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates Coleoptera Team member
Viacheslav Ivanenko Researcher Moscow State University Marine invertebrates Copepods (Crustacea) Team member
Hsiu-Chin Lin Post-doc Marine invertebrates Crustacea Decapoda
Joel Nitta Graduate student University of Tokyo, Japan Plants Ferns Team member
Matthew Fujita Graduate Student University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial vertebrates Gekkonidae Team member
Craig Moritz Professor University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial vertebrates General Team leader
Brent Mishler Professor University of California, Berkeley Plants General Co-team leader
Jean-Yves Meyer Research Officer Government of French Polynesia Research Department Plants General Co-team leader
Scott Fay Graduate Student University of California, Berkeley Marine invertebrates General Team member
Matteo Garbelotto Adjunct Assistant Professor University of California, Berkeley Fungi General Team leader
Gustav Paulay Professor University of Florida Marine invertebrates General Team leader
George Roderick Professor University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates General Team leader
Claude Payri Professor IRD New Caledonia Algae General Team leader
Brad Balukjian Graduate Student University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates Heteroptera Team member
Jennifer Immamura Graduate Student University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial vertebrates Hymenopetera Team member
Peter Oboyski Graduate Student University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates Lepidoptera Team member
Rava Taputuarai Private Consultant Plants Magnoliophyta / Angiospermae (flowering plants) Team member