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Department ofVertebrate Zoology

Division of Fishes

Barracuda
Carl Hansen
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    Dave Johnson
    Curator in Charge

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Full Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph.D. Marine Biology, 1977, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego
B.S. Zoology, 1967, University of Texas at Austin

Research Interests

Systematics and early life history of teleost fishes, particularly acanthomorphs, with a central focus on comparative anatomy, ontogeny, phylogenetic reconstruction and classification.

Awards

2014 - Secretary's Research Prize, Smithsonian Institution - for exemplary scholarship and outstanding contribution toward the increase and diffusion of knowledge through his 2011 publication, "A 'living fossil' eel (Anguilliformes: Protanguillidae, fam. nov.) from an undersea cave in Palau, Proceedings of the Royal Society for the Biological Sciences (2012) 279, 934-943."

2011 - Science Achievement Award, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History - for his contribution to science and the national and international reputation of the National Museum of Natural History through the publication of "A 'living fossil' eel (Anguilliformes: Protanguillidae, fam. Nov.) from an undersea cave in Palau, Proceedings of the Royal Society for the Biological Sciences (2012) 279, 934-943."

2011 - Secretary's Research Prize, Smithsonian Institution - for exemplary scholarship and outstanding contribution toward the increase and diffusion of knowledge

2005 - Distinguished Lecturer in Petrus Artedi Tricentennial Symposium on Ichthyology, Royal Academy of Sciences, Stockholm

2004 - Science Achievement Award, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

2003 - Robert H. Gibbs Jr., Memorial Award for an Outstanding Body of Published Work in Systematic Ichthyology

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