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
Joel Nitta Graduate student University of Tokyo, Japan Plants Ferns Team member
Hsiu-Chin Lin Post-doc Marine invertebrates Crustacea Decapoda
Viacheslav Ivanenko Researcher Moscow State University Marine invertebrates Copepods (Crustacea) Team member
Curtis Ewing Post-doc researcher University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates Coleoptera 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
Elaine Fok Undergraduate student University of California, Berkeley Plants Bryophytes Team member
Benjamin Carter Graduate student University of California, Berkeley Plants Bryophytes Team member
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