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 Taxonomy Team Rolesort icon
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
Hanna Stewart Researcher Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada Marine invertebrates Marine invertebrates 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
Craig Moritz Professor University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial vertebrates General Team leader
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
Serge Planes Professor CNRS-EPHE: CRIOBE Marine vertebrates Marine vertebrates Team leader
Chris Meyer Research Zoologist, Curator Smithsonian Institution Marine invertebrates Mollusks Project Director
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
Kristine White Graduate student University of Southern Mississippi Marine invertebrates Marine invertebrates
Hsiu-Chin Lin Post-doc Marine invertebrates Crustacea Decapoda