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.

Namesort icon Position Institution Taxonomy Team Taxonomy Team Role
Andrea Crowther Graduate student University of Kansas Marine invertebrates Team member
Antoine de Ramon N'Yeurt Researcher IRD New Caledonia Algae Rhodophyta, Chlorophyta, Phaeophyceae Team member
April Yang Graduate student University of California Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates Terrestrial invertebrates Team member
Benjamin Carter Graduate student University of California, Berkeley Plants Bryophytes Team member
Benoit Espiau Technician CRIOBE Marine vertebrates Marine vertebrates Team member
Brad Balukjian Graduate Student University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates Heteroptera Team member
Brent Mishler Professor University of California, Berkeley Plants General Co-team leader
Chris Meyer Research Zoologist, Curator Smithsonian Institution Marine invertebrates Mollusks Project Director
Claude Payri Professor IRD New Caledonia Algae General Team leader
Cory Pittman Researcher Marine invertebrates opisthobranchs/general mico-invertebrates Team member
Craig Moritz Professor University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial vertebrates General Team leader
Curtis Ewing Post-doc researcher University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates Coleoptera Team member
Elaine Fok Undergraduate student University of California, Berkeley Plants Bryophytes Team member
Erwan Delrieu-Trottin PhD Student Marine vertebrates Marine vertebrates Team member
Franck Lerouvreur Scientific Dives Manager Criobe Moorea (CNRS-EPHE) Marine vertebrates Marine vertebrates Team member
George Hecht Researcher Florida Museum of Natural History Marine invertebrates Ostracoda Team member
George Roderick Professor University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates General Team leader
Gustav Paulay Professor University of Florida Marine invertebrates General Team leader
Hanna Stewart Researcher Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada Marine invertebrates Marine invertebrates Team member
Hsiu-Chin Lin Post-doc Marine invertebrates Crustacea Decapoda
Jada White Graduate Student University of Florida Marine vertebrates Team member
Jean-Louis Menou Researcher IRD New Caledonia Algae Chlorophyta, Rhodophyta, Phaeophyceae Team member
Jean-Yves Meyer Research Officer Government of French Polynesia Research Department Plants General Co-team leader
Jenna Moore Undergraduate Researcher Florida Museum of Natural History Marine invertebrates Team member
Jennifer Immamura Graduate Student University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial vertebrates Hymenopetera Team member
Joel Nitta Graduate student University of Tokyo, Japan Plants Ferns Team member
Johnathan Geller Professor Moss Landing Marine Laboratories Marine invertebrates Zooplankton, Endolithic Organisms Team member
Jon Norenburg Research Zoologist and Curator of Nemertea Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Marine invertebrates Team member
Kristine White Graduate student University of Southern Mississippi Marine invertebrates Marine invertebrates
Les Watling Researcher Marine invertebrates peracarids Team member