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
Kristine White Graduate student University of Southern Mississippi Marine invertebrates Marine invertebrates
Richard Hochberg Assistant Professor University of Massachusetts Lowell Marine invertebrates Marine invertebrates Team member
Hanna Stewart Researcher Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada Marine invertebrates Marine invertebrates Team member
Serge Planes Professor CNRS-EPHE: CRIOBE Marine vertebrates Marine vertebrates Team leader
Benoit Espiau Technician CRIOBE Marine vertebrates Marine vertebrates Team member
Franck Lerouvreur Scientific Dives Manager Criobe Moorea (CNRS-EPHE) Marine vertebrates Marine vertebrates Team member
Erwan Delrieu-Trottin PhD Student Marine vertebrates Marine vertebrates Team member
Chris Meyer Research Zoologist, Curator Smithsonian Institution Marine invertebrates Mollusks Project Director
Cory Pittman Researcher Marine invertebrates opisthobranchs/general mico-invertebrates Team member
George Hecht Researcher Florida Museum of Natural History Marine invertebrates Ostracoda Team member
Les Watling Researcher Marine invertebrates peracarids Team member
Todd Osmundson Post-doc researcher University of California, Berkeley Fungi Rhizopogon spp Team member
Sarah Bergemann Professor Middle Tennessee St University Fungi Rhizopogon spp Team member
Antoine de Ramon N'Yeurt Researcher IRD New Caledonia Algae Rhodophyta, Chlorophyta, Phaeophyceae Team member
Maria Tonione Researcher Terrestrial vertebrates Squamata Team member
April Yang Graduate student University of California Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates Terrestrial invertebrates Team member
Johnathan Geller Professor Moss Landing Marine Laboratories Marine invertebrates Zooplankton, Endolithic Organisms Team member