Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Bruce Collette

Emeritus Curator (NOAA)
Department / Division
Education
  • Ph.D. 1960, Cornell University
  • B.S. 1956, Cornell University
Research Interests

Systematics, evolution, zoogeography, anatomy, and biology of marine fishes, especially Scombroidei (mackerels and tunas), Xiphioidei (billfishes), Beloniformes (needlefishes and halfbeaks), and Batrachoididae (toadfishes).

Publications
Book
  • Collette, Bruce B., Bemis, Katherine E., Parin, Nicolay V., and Shakhovskoy, Ilia B. , eds. 2019. Order Beloniformes: Needlefishes, sauries, halfbeaks, and flyingfishes. Yale University Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Graves, John. 2019. Tunas and billfishes of the world. Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Linardich, C., Ralph, G., Carpenter, K., Cox, N., Robertson, D. Ross, Harwell, H., Anderson, W., Jr., Acero, A., Barthelat, F., Bouchereau, J. -L, Brown, J. J., Buchanan, J., Buddo, D., Collette, Bruce B., Comeros-Raynal, M., Craig, M., Curtis, M., Defex, T., Dooley, J., Driggers III, W., Elfes Livsey, C., Fraser, T., Grijalba Bendeck, L., Gilmore, R., Jr., Kishore, R. et al. 2017. The Conservation Status of Marine Bony Shorefishes of the Greater Caribbean. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. https://doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.CH.2017.RA.1.en
  • Polidoro, Beth, Ralph, Gina M., Strongin, Kyle, Harvey, Michael, Carpenter, Kent E., Ayo, Titus Adeofe, Arnold, Rachel, Bannerman, Paul, Nguema, Bibang Bi, Buchanan, Jack R., Mohamed, Khairdine, Camara, Abdallahi, Hawa, Youssouf Camara, Cissoko, Kadiatou, Collette, Bruce B., Comeros-Raynal, Mia, De Bruyne, Godefroy, Diouf, Madeleine, Djiman, Roger, Ducrocq, Mathieu, Gon, Ofer, Harold, Antony S., Harwell, Heather, Hilton-Taylor, Craig, Hines, Andrew et al. 2016. Red List of Marine Bony Fishes of the Eastern Central Atlantic. International Union for the Conservation of Nature. https://doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.CH.2016.04.en
  • Nieto, Ana, Ralph, Gina M., Comeros-Raynal, Mia, Kemp, James, García Criado, Mariana, Allen, David J., Dulvy, Nicholas K., Walls, Rachel H. L., Russell, Barry, Pollard, David, García, Silvia, Craig, Matthew, Collette, Bruce B., Pollom, Riley, Biscoito, Manuel, Chao, Ning Labbish, Abella, Alvaro, Afonso, Pedro, Álvarez, Helena, Carpenter, Kent E., Clò, Simona, Cook, Robin, Costa, Maria José, Delgado, João, Dureuil, Manuel et al. 2015. European Red List of Marine Fishes. European Union. https://doi.org/10.2779/082723
  • Helfman, Gene and Collette, Bruce B. 2011. Fishes : the animal answer guide. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Klein-MacPhee, G. 2002. Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, 3rd edition. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Smith-Vaniz, William F., Collette, Bruce B., and Luckhurst, B. E. 1999. Fishes of Bermuda: history, zoogeography, annotated hecklist, and identification keys. American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists.
  • Helfman, G. F., Collette, Bruce B., and Facey, D. E. 1997. The diversity of fishes. Blackwell Science.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Hartel, K. H. 1988. An annotated list of the fishes of Massachusetts Bay. Woods Hole, Mass.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, Northeast Fisheries Center.

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Article
  • Backus, E. H. and Collette, Bruce B. 2013. "Obituary: Richard Haven Backus (1922-2012)." Copeia 2013 (1):173–176.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2013. "Nikolai Vasil'evich Parin (1932–2012)." Copeia 2013 (4):768–780. https://doi.org/10.1643/OT-13-102
  • Collette, Bruce B., Polidoro, Beth, and Carpenter, Kent. 2013. "Corrected numbers for fish on the Red List." Nature 495 (7439):47. https://doi.org/10.1038/495047a
  • de Sant'Anna, Vivianne B., Collette, Bruce B., and Godfrey, Stephen J. 2013. "Belone countermani, a new Miocene needlefish (Belonidae) from the St. Marys Formation of Calvert Cliffs, Maryland." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 126 (2):137–150. https://doi.org/10.2988/0006-324X-126.2.137
  • Smith-Vaniz, William and Collette, Bruce B. 2013. "Fishes of Bermuda." aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology 19 (4):165–186.
  • Tyler, James C., Collette, Bruce B., and Broughton, Elisabeth A. 2013. "Northern Range Extension to Georges Bank for Hollardia hollardi (Reticulate Spikefish) (Triacanthodidae, Tetraodontiformes)." Northeastern Naturalist 20 (4):N33–N36. https://doi.org/10.1656/045.020.0421
  • Hawn, Donald and Collette, Bruce B. 2012. "What are the maximum size and live body coloration of opah (Teleostei: Lampridae: Lampris species)?." Ichthyological Research 59 (3):272–275. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10228-012-0277-z
  • Campagna, Claudio, Short, Frederick T., Polidoro, Beth A., McManus, Roger, Collette, Bruce B., Pilcher, Nicolas J., de Mitcheson, Yvonne Sadovy, Stuart, Simon N., and Carpenter, Kent E. 2011. "Gulf of Mexico Oil Blowout Increases Risks to Globally Threatened Species." Bioscience 61 (5):393–397. https://doi.org/10.1525/bio.2011.61.5.8
  • Hanner, Robert, Floyd, Robin, Bernard, Andrea, Collette, Bruce B., and Shivji, Mahmood. 2011. "DNA barcoding of billfishes." Mitochondrial DNA 22 (S1):27–36. https://doi.org/10.3109/19401736.2011.596833
  • Hoffmann, Michael, Hilton-Taylor, Craig, Angulo, Ariadne, Böhm, Monika, Brooks, Thomas M., Butchart, Stuart H. M., Carpenter, Kent E., Chanson, Janice, Collen, Ben, Cox, Neil A., Darwall, William R. T., Dulvy, Nicholas K., Harrison, Lucy R., Katariya, Vineet, Pollock, Caroline M., Quader, Suhel, Richman, Nadia I., Rodrigues, Ana S. L., Tognelli, Marcelo F., Vié, Jean-Christophe, Aguiar, John M., Allen, David J., Allen, Gerald R., Amori, Giovanni, Ananjeva, Natalia B. et al. 2010. "The Impact of Conservation on the Status of the World’s Vertebrates." Science 330 (6010):1503–1509. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1194442
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Greenfield, David W. 2009. "Batrachus uranoscopus Guichenot, 1866 supposedly from Madagascar, is not a threatened species of toadfish (Batrachoididae)." Cybium 33 (1):79–80.
  • Courtenay, Walter R., Jr., Collette, Bruce B., Essington, Timothy E., Hilborn, Ray, Orr, James W., Pauly, Daniel, Randall, John E., and Smith-Vaniz, William F. 2009. "Risks of Introductions of Marine Fishes: Reply to Briggs." Fisheries 34 (4):181–186. https://doi.org/10.1577/1548-8446-34.4.181
  • Gray, Kurtis N., McDowell, Jan R., Collette, Bruce B., and Graves, John E. 2009. "An Investigation of the Global Population Structure of the Marlinsucker (Remora osteochir) Inferred from Mitochondrial Control Region Dna Sequence Analysis." Bulletin of Marine Science 84 (1):25–42.
  • Gray, Kurtis N., McDowell, Jan R., Collette, Bruce B., and Graves, John E. 2009. "A Molecular Phylogeny of the Remoras and their Relatives." Bulletin of Marine Science 84 (2):183–197.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Díaz de Astarloa, J. M. 2008. "Southernmost occurrence of the slender tuna, Allothunnus fallai, off Tierra del Fuego, South Atlantic Ocean." Ichthyological Research 55 (1):95–96. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10228-008-0036-3
  • Reznick, D., Meredith, R., and Collette, Bruce B. 2007. "Independent evolution of complex life history adaptations in two families of fishes, live-bearing halfbeaks (Zenarchopteridae, Beloniformes) and Poeciliidae (Cyprinodontiformes)." Evolution 61 (11):2570–2583. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1558-5646.2007.00207.x
  • Tibbetts, I. R., Collette, Bruce B., Isaac, R., and Kreiter, P. 2007. "Functional and phylogenetic implications of the vesicular swimbladder of Hemiramphus and Oxyporhamphus convexus (Beloniformes: Teleostei)." Copeia 2007 (4):808–817. https://doi.org/10.1643/0045-8511(2007)7[808:FAPIOT]2.0.CO
  • Collette, Bruce B., Greenfield, D. W., and Costa, J. Lino. 2006. "Are there one or two species of Halobatrachus toadfishes (Teleostei: Batrachoidiformes)in the eastern Atlantic?." Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 57 (31):937–943.
  • Collette, Bruce B., McDowell, J. R., and Graves, J. E. 2006. "Phylogeny of Recent billfishes (Xiphioidei)." Bulletin of Marine Science 79 (3):455–468.
  • Ho, J., Collette, Bruce B., and Madinabeitia, I. 2006. "Host specificity of Lepeophtheirus crassus (Wilson and Bere) (Copepoda: Caligidae) parasitic on the marlin sucker Remora osteochir (Cuvier) in the Atlantic Ocean." The Journal of Parasitology 92 (5):1113–1115. https://doi.org/10.1645/GE-837R.1
  • Orrell, Thomas M., Collette, Bruce B., and Johnson, G. David. 2006. "Molecular data support separate scombroid and xiphioid clades." Bulletin of Marine Science 79 (3):505–519.
  • van der Straten, K. M., Collette, Bruce B., Leung, Luke Kui-Po, and Johnston, S. D. 2006. "Sperm morphology of the black marlin (Makaira indica) differs from scombroid sperm." Bulletin of Marine Science 79 (3):839–845.
  • Aschliman, N. C., Tibbetts, I. R., and Collette, Bruce B. 2005. "Relationships of sauries and needlefishes (Teleostei: Scomberesocoidea) to the internally fertilizing halfbeaks (Zenarchopteridae) based on the pharyngeal jaw apparatus." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 118 (2):416–427.
  • Aschliman, N. C., Tibbetts, Ian R., and Collette, Bruce B. 2005. "Relationships of sauries and needlefishes (Teleostei: Scomberesocoidea) to the internally fertilizing halfbeaks (Zenarchopteridae) based on the pharyngeal jaw apparatus." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 118 (2):416–427.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2005. "Is the east-west division of haplotypes of the three-spot seahorse along Wallace's Line novel among marine organisms? A response to Lourie and Vincent." Journal of Biogeography 32 (7):1286.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Parin, N. V. 2005. "Sphyraena acus Lacepède, 1803 (currently Tylosurus acus) (Teleostei, BELONIDAE): proposed reinstatement." The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 62 (4):232–236.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Smith, David G. 2005. "William Ralph Taylor - 1919-2004 - Obituary." Copeia (3): 709–711.
  • Banford, H. M., Bermingham, Eldredge, and Collette, Bruce B. 2004. "Molecular phylogenetics and biogeography of transisthmian and amphi-Atlantic needlefishes (Belonidae: Strongylura and Tylosurus): perspectives on New World marine speciation." Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 31 (3):833–851.
  • Cohen, Daniel M. and Collette, Bruce B. 2004. "Giles W. Mead Jr. 1928–2003." Copeia 2004 (3):725–728. https://doi.org/10.1643/OT-04-095
  • Govoni, J. J., West, M. A., Zivotofsky, D., Zivotofsky, A. Z., Bowser, P. R., and Collette, Bruce B. 2004. "Ontogeny of squamation in swordfish, Xiphias gladius." Copeia 2004 (2):391–396.
  • Lovejoy, Nathan R., Iranpour, M., and Collette, Bruce B. 2004. "Phylogeny and jaw ontogeny of beloniform fishes." Integrative and Comparative Biology 44 (5):366–377.
  • Moore, J. A., Vecchione, Michael, Collette, Bruce B., Gibbons, R., and Hartel, K. E. 2004. "Selected fauna of Bear Seamount (New England Seamount Chain), and the presence of "natural invader" species." Archive of Fishery and Marine Research 51 (1-3):241–250.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2003. "A.G.K. Menon 1921-2002." Copeia (4): 922–922. https://doi.org/10.1643/OT-03-112.1
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2003. "Preliminary guide to the identification of the early life history stages of hemiramphid fishes of the western central North Atlantic." NOAA Technical Memorandum National Marine Fisheries Service - Southeast Fisheries Science Center (513): 1–23.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2003. "Preliminary guide to the identification of the early life history states of beloniform fishes of the western central North Atlantic." NOAA Technical Memorandum National Marine Fisheries Service - Southeast Fisheries Science Center (509): 1–2.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2003. "Obituary: A. G. K. Menon, 1927-2001." Copeia 2003 (4):922.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2003. "Preliminary guide to the identification of the early life history stages of batrachoid fishes of the western central North Atlantic." NOAA Technical Memorandum National Marine Fisheries Service - Southeast Fisheries Science Center (510): 1–10.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2003. "Preliminary guide to the identification of the early life history stages of belonid fishes of the western central North Atlantic." NOAA Technical Memorandum National Marine Fisheries Service - Southeast Fisheries Science Center (508): 1–25.
  • Collette, Bruce B., Williams, Jeffrey T., Thacker, C. E., and Smith, Michael Leonard. 2003. "Shore fishes of Navassa Island, West Indies: a case study on the need for rotenone sampling in reef fish biodiversity studies." aqua, Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology 6:89–131.
  • Hardy, J. D.,Jr. and Collette, Bruce B. 2003. "Preliminary guide to the identification of the early life history states of scomberesocid fishes of the western central North Atlantic." Noaa tech.Memo.Nmfs-sefsc- (505): 1–4.
  • Moore, J. A., Vecchione, Michael, Collette, Bruce B., Gibbons, R., Hartel, K., Galbraith, J. K., Turnipseed, M., Southworth, M., and Watkins, E. 2003. "Biodiversity of Bear Seamount, New England Seamount chain: results of exploratory trawling." Journal of Northwest Atlantic Fishery Science 31:363–372.
  • Bostrom, M. A., Collette, Bruce B., Luckhurst, B. E., Reece, K. S., and Graves, J. E. 2002. "Hybridization between two serranids, the coney (Cephalopholis fulva) and the creole-fish (Paranthias furcifer), at Bermuda." Fishery Bulletin 100 (4):651–661.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Anderson, William D., Jr. 2002. "Obituary: Frederick H. Berry, 1927-2001." Copeia 2002 (2):558–567.
  • Banford, H. M. and Collette, Bruce B. 2001. "A new species of halfbeak, Hyporhamphus naos (Beloniformes: Hemiramphidae), from the tropical eastern Pacific." Revista De Biología Tropical 49:39–49.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2001. "Opsanus dichrostomus, a new toadfish (Teleostei: Batrachoididae) from the western Carribean Sea and southern Gulf of Mexico." Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, The University of Michigan (731): 1–16.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Banford, H. M. 2001. "Status of the eastern Pacific agujon needlefish Tylosurus pacificus (Steindachner, 1876) (Beloniformes: Belonidae)." Revista De Biología Tropical 49:51–57.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Robertson, D. Ross. 2001. "Redescription of Ammodytoides Gilli, the Tropical Eastern Pacific Sand Lance." Revista De Biología Tropical 111–116.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Robertson, D. Ross. 2001. "Redescription of Ammodytoides gilli, the tropical eastern Pacific sand lance (Perciformes: Ammodytidae)." Revista De Biología Tropical 49 (Suppl 1):111–115.
  • Grady, J. M., Coykendall, D. K., Collette, Bruce B., and Quattro, J. M. 2001. "Taxonomic diversity, origin, and conservation status of Bermuda killifishes (Fundulus) based on mitochondrial cytochrome b phylogenies." Conservation Genetics 2:41–52.
  • Lovejoy, Nathan R. and Collette, Bruce B. 2001. "Phylogenetic relationships of New World needlefishes (Teleostei: Belonidae) and the biogeography of transitions between marine and freshwater habitats." Copeia 2001 (2):324–338.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Randall, John E. 2000. "Ammodytoides leptus, a new species of sand lance (Teleostei: Ammodytidae) from Pitcairn Island." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 113 (2):397–400.
  • Lemaitre, Rafael and Collette, Bruce B. 2000. "Austin Beatty Williams (17 October 1919-27 October 1999). Biographical summary." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 113 (1):1–12.
  • Mickevich, M. F. and Collette, Bruce B. 2000. "MARBID: NOAA/NMFS'S (US) marine biodiversity database." Oceanography 13 (3):75–78.
  • Vecchione, Michael, Mickevich, M. F., Fauchald, Kristian, Collette, Bruce B., Williams, Austin B., Munroe, Thomas A., and Young, R. E. 2000. "Importance of assessing taxonomic adequacy in determining fishing effects on marine biodiversity." ICES Journal of Marine Science 57 (3):677–681.
  • Banford, Heidi M., Bermingham, Eldredge, Collette, Bruce B., and McCafferty, S. Shawn. 1999. "Phylogenetic systematics of the Scomberomorus regalis (Teleostei: Scombridae) species group, molecules, morphology and biogeography of Spanish mackerels." Copeia 1999 (3):596–613. https://doi.org/10.2307/1447593
  • Banford, Heidi M., Bermingham, Eldredge, Collette, Bruce B., and McCafferty, S. Shawn. 1999. "Phylogenetic Systematics of the Scomberomorus Regalis (Teleostei: Scombridae) Species Group: Molecules, Morphology and Biogeography of Spanish Mackerels." Copeia (3): 596–613.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1999. "Mackerels, molecules, and morphology." Proceedings of the 5th Indo-Pacific Fish Conference, Noumea 149–164.
  • Meisner, A. D. and Collette, Bruce B. 1999. "Generic relationships of the internally-fertilized southeast Asian halfbeaks (Hemiramphidae: Zenarchopterinae)." Proceedings of the 5th Indo-Pacific Fish Conference 69–76.
  • Baker, E. A. and Collette, Bruce B. 1998. "Mackerel from the northern Indian Ocean and the Red Sea are Scomber australasicus, not Scomber japonicus." Ichthyological Research 45 (1):29–33.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1998. [Book review] "Fishes of Chesapeake Bay." Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 225:163–166.
  • Meisner, A. D. and Collette, Bruce B. 1998. "A new species of viviparous halfbeak, Dermogenys bispina (Teleostei: Hemiramphidae) from Sabah (North Borneo)." Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 46 (2):373–380.
  • Scoles, D. S., Collette, Bruce B., and Graves, J. E. 1998. "Global phylogeography of mackerels of the genus Scomber." Fishery Bulletin 96 (4):823–842.
  • Collette, Bruce B., Parin, N. V., Bauchot, M. -L, and Beaunier, M. 1997. "Catalogue Critique des Types de Poissons du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle (suite). Ordre des Beloniformes." Cybium 21 (1):5–35.
  • Jewett, S. L. and Collette, Bruce B. 1997. "Obituary: Ernest A. Lachner, 1915-1996." Copeia 1997 (3):650–659.
  • Jewitt, S. L. and Collette, Bruce B. 1997. "Ernest A. Lachner 1915-1996 - Obituary." Copeia (3): 650–658.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Aadland, C. R. 1996. "Revision of the frigate tunas (Scombridae, Auxis), with descriptions of two new subspecies from the eastern Pacific." Fishery Bulletin 94 (3):423–441.
  • Vecchione, Michael and Collette, Bruce B. 1996. "Fisheries agencies and marine biodiversity." Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 83 (1):29–36.
  • Vecchione, Michael and Collette, Bruce B. 1996. "The central role of systematics in marine biodiversity problems." Oceanography 9 (1):44–49.
  • Carpenter, Kent E., Collette, Bruce B., and Russo, J. L. 1995. "Unstable and stable classifications of scombroid fishes." Bulletin of Marine Science 56 (2):379–405.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1995. "Families Batrachoididae, Belonidae, Hemiramphidae, Coryphaenidae, Scombridae, and Xiphiidae." Guia FAO para la identificacion de especies para los fines de la pesca.Pacifico centro-oriental. II-III:910–1651.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1995. "Tondanichthys kottelati, a new genus and species of freshwater halfbeak (Teleostei: Hemiramphidae) from Sulawesi." Ichthyological Explorations in Freshwaters 6 (2):171–174.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1995. "Potamobatrachus trispinosus, a new freshwater toadfish (Batrachoididae) from the Rio Tocantins, Brazil." Ichthyological Explorations in Freshwaters 6 (4):333–336.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Vecchione, Michael. 1995. "Interactions between systematics and fisheries." Current, the Journal of Marine Education 13 (2):26–32.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Vecchione, Michael. 1995. "Interactions between fisheries and systematics." Fisheries 20 (1):20–25.
  • Poss, S. G. and Collette, Bruce B. 1995. "Second survey of fish collections in the United Staxtes and Canada." Copeia 1995 (1):48–70.
  • Poss, S. G. and Collette, Bruce B. 1995. "2nd Survey of Fish Collections in the United-States and Canada." Copeia (1): 48–70.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1994. "Scomberomorus lineolatus is a valid species of Spanish mackerel, not an interspecific hybrid: a reply." Journal of Natural History 28 (5):1205–1208.
  • Ito, R. Y., Hawn, D. R., and Collette, Bruce B. 1994. "First record of the butterfly kingfish Gasterochisma melampus (Scombridae) from the North Pacific Ocean." Japanese Journal of Ichthyology 40 (4):482–486.
  • Vecchione, Michael and Collette, Bruce B. 1994. "Profile: National Systematics Laboratory. The NSL works toward healthy marine biodiversity." Fisheries 19 (11):26.
  • Banford, H. M. and Collette, Bruce B. 1993. "Hyporhamphus meeki, a new species of halfbeak (Teleostei: Hemiramphidae) from the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 106 (2):369–384.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1993. [Book review] "Systematics, historical ecology, and North American freshwater fishes." Systematic Biology. 42 (3):398–402.
  • Parin, N. V. and Collette, Bruce B. 1993. "Results of the research cruises of FRV 'Walther Herwig' to South America. LXIX. Lepidopus altifrons, a new species of cutlassfish (Pisces, Scombroidei, Trichiuridae) from the western Atlantic Ocean." Archiv für Fischereiwissenschaft 41 (3):187–195.
  • Anderson, William D., Jr., Kailola, P. J., and Collette, Bruce B. 1992. "Two new snappers (Teleostei: Lutjanidae: Apsilinae): Paracaesio paragrapsimodon Anderson and Kailola from the western Pacific and P. waltervadi Anderson and Collette from the western Indian Ocean." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 105 (3):443–461.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1992. [Book review] "Fishes of the Southern Ocean." Biomass Newsletter. 13 (2):17.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Gillis, G. B. 1992. "Morphology, systematics, and biology of the double-lined mackerels (Grammatorcynus, Scombridae)." Fishery Bulletin 90 (1):13–53.
  • Collette, Bruce B., Parin, N. V., and Nizinski, Martha S. 1992. "Catalog of type specimens of recent fishes in the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution." Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (525): 1–16. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.525
  • Robbins, R. W., Collette, Bruce B., and Robins, C. R. 1992. "Obituary: Edward C. Raney 1909-84." Copeia 1992 (4):1143–1150.
  • Anderson, William D., Jr. and Collette, Bruce B. 1991. "Revision of the freshwater viviparous halfbeaks of the genus Hemirhamphodon (Teleostei: Hemiramphidae)." Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters 2 (2):151–176.
  • Boughton, D. A., Collette, Bruce B., and Mccune, A. R. 1991. "Heterochrony in jaw morphology of needlefishes (Teleostei: Belonidae)." Systematic Zoology 40 (3):329–354.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Parin, N. V. 1991. "Shallow-water fishes of Walters Shoals, Madagascar Ridge." Bulletin of Marine Science 48 (1):1–22.
  • Collette, Bruce B., Smith, David G., and Böhlke, Eugenia B. 1991. "Gymnothorax parini, a new species of moray eel (Teleostei: Muraenidae) from Walters Shoals, Madagascar Ridge." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 104 (2):344–350.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1990. "Novel Eels." Bioscience 40 (2):76–76.
  • Nizinski, Martha S., Collette, Bruce B., and Washington, B. B. 1990. "Separation of two species of sand lances, Ammodytes americanus and A. dubius, in the western North Atlantic." Fishery Bulletin 88 (2):241–255.
  • Poss, S. G. and Collette, Bruce B. 1990. "Scorpaenodes immaculatus, a new species of scorpionfish (Osteichthyes: Scorpaenidae) from Walters Shoals, Madagascar Ridge." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 103 (3):543–549.
  • Springer, Victor G. and Collette, Bruce B. 1989. "Obituary: Robert H. Gibbs, Jr., 1929-1988." Copeia 1989 (1):245–251.
  • Tyler, James C., Johnson, G. David, Nakamura, I., and Collette, Bruce B. 1989. "Morphology of Luvarus imperialis (Luvaridae) with a phylogenetic analysis of the Acanthuroidei (Pisces)." Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (485): 1–78. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.485
  • Grier, Harry J. and Collette, Bruce B. 1987. "Unique spermatozeugmata in testes of halfbeaks of the genus Zenarchopterus (Teleostei: Hemiramphidae)." Copeia 1987 (2):300–311.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1986. "Obituary: Sally Leonard Richardson, 1944-1986." Copeia 1986 (4):1043–1044.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1986. "Richardson,sally,leonard 1944-1986." Copeia (4): 1043–1045.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1986. "Resilience of the Fish Assemblage in New-England Tidepools." Fishery Bulletin 84 (1):200–204.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Cressey, Roger F. 1986. "Occurrence of Caligus coryphaenae on Thunnus thynnus by Hogans (1985): corrections (Copepoda, Caligidae)." Crustaceana 51 (2):220.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Su, J. 1986. "The halfbeaks (Pisces, Beloniformes, Hemiramphidae) of the Far East." Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 138 (1):250–301.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1985. "Zenarchopterus-Ornithocephala, a New Species of Fresh-Water Halfbeak (Pisces, Hemiramphidae) from the Vogelkop Peninsula of New-Guinea." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 98 (1):107–111.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Russo, J. L. 1984. "Morphology, Systematics, and Biology of the Spanish Mackerels (Scomberomorus, Scombridae)." Fishery Bulletin 82 (4):545–692.
  • Cressey, Roger F., Collette, Bruce B., and Russo, J. L. 1983. "Copepods and scombrid fishes: a study in host-parasite relationships." Fishery Bulletin 81 (2):227–265.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1982. "Status of 2 Names for South-African Halfbeaks, Hyporhamphus-Delagoae (Barnard) and Hyporhamphus-Improvisus (Smith)." Copeia (3): 719–721.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1982. "2 New Species of Fresh-Water Halfbeaks (Pisces, Hemiramphidae) of the Genus Zenarchopterus from New-Guinea." Copeia (2): 265–276.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Russo, J. L. 1981. "A Revision of the Scaly Toadfishes, Genus Batrachoides, with Descriptions of 2 New Species from the Eastern Pacific." Bulletin of Marine Science 31 (2):197–233.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Smith, B. R. 1981. "Bluefin Tuna, Thunnus-Thunnus-Orientalis, from the Gulf of Papua." Japanese Journal of Ichthyology 28 (2):166–168.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Russo, J. L. 1980. "Scomberomorus-Munroi, a New Species of Spanish Mackerel from Australia and New-Guinea." Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 31 (2):241–250.
  • Collette, Bruce B., Russo, J. L., and Zavalacamin, L. A. 1978. "Scomberomorus-Brasiliensis, a New Species of Spanish Mackerel from Western Atlantic." Fishery Bulletin 76 (1):273–280.
  • Collette, Bruce B., Ali, M. A., Hokanson, K. E. F., Nagiec, M., Smirnov, S. A., Thorpe, J. E., Weatherley, A. H., and Willemsen, J. 1977. "Biology of Percids." Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada 34:1890–1899.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Banarescu, P. 1977. "Systematics and Zoogeography of Fishes of Family Percidae." Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada 34:1450–1463.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Rützler, Klaus. 1977. "Reef fishes over sponge bottoms off the mouth of the Amazon River." Proceedings, Third International Coral Reef Symposium, Miami, Florida: University of Miami 305–310.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1976. "Indo-West Pacific Halfbeaks (Hemiramphidae) of Genus Rhynchorhamphus with Descriptions of 2 New Species." Bulletin of Marine Science 26 (1):72–98.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Lachner, Ernest A. 1976. "Fish Collections in the United States and Canada." Copeia (3): 625–642.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Chao, L. N. 1975. "Systematics and Morphology of Bonitos (Sarda) and their Relatives (Scombridae, Sardini)." Fishery Bulletin 73 (3):516–625.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1974. "Strongylura-Hubbsi, a New Species of Freshwater Needlefish from Usumacinta Province of Guatemala and Mexico." Copeia (3): 611–619.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1974. "Geographic Variation in Central Pacific Halfbeak, Hyporhamphus-Acutus (Gunther)." Pacific Science 28 (2):111–122.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1974. "Potamorrhaphis petersi, a New Species of Freshwater Needlefish (Belonidae) from the Upper Orinoco and Rio Negro." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 87 (5):31–40.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1974. "The Garfishes (Hemiramphidae) of Australia and New Zealand." Records of the Australian Museum 29 (2):11–105.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1973. "Daector-Quadrizonatus, a Valid Species of Freshwater Venomous Toadfish from Rio Truando, Colombia with Notes on Additional Material of Other Species of Daector." Copeia (2): 355–357.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1973. "Hyporhamphus-Australis-X-Hy-Melanochir, a Hybrid Halfbeak (Hemiramphidae) from Australia." Fishery Bulletin 71 (1):318–321.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and King, W. 1973. "Endangered Wildlife." Copeia (2): 390–392.
  • Collette, Bruce B., Cohen, Daniel M., and Peters, James Arthur. 1972. "Stability in Zoological Nomenclature." Science 177:452–453.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Uyeno, Teruya. 1972. "Pontinus niger, a Synonym of the Scorpionfish Ectreposebastes imus, with Extension of its Range to Japan." Japanese Journal of Ichthyology 19 (1):26–28.
  • Cressey, Roger F. and Collette, Bruce B. 1970. "Copepods and needlefishes: a study in host-parasite relationships." Fishery Bulletin 68 (3):347–432.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Knapp, Leslie W. 1966. "Catalog of Type Specimens of the Darters (Pisces, Percidae, Etheostomatini)." Proceedings of the United States National Museum 119 (3550):1–88, 5 figures. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00963801.119-3550.1
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1965. "Systematic Significance of Breeding Tubercles in Fishes of the Family Percidae." Proceedings of the United States National Museum 117 (3518):567–614, 3 tables, 7 figures. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00963801.117-3518.567
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1963. [Book review] "Collected Works, vol. IV, Ichthyology, by L.S. Berg." Copeia. (1): 215–216.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1963. "The systematic status of the Gulf of Mexico butterfish, Poronotus burti (Fowler)." Copeia (3): 582–583.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Gibbs, Robert H., Jr. 1963. "A preliminary review of the fishes of the family Scombridae. Proc. World Sci. Meeting Biol. Tunas Related Species." Fisheries and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Fisheries Report 1 (6):23–32.
  • Collette, Bruce B., Talbot, Frank H., and Rosenblatt, Richard H. 1963. "The first California record of sierra, Scomberomorus sierra Jordan and Starks." California Fish and Game 49 (1):53–54.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1962. "The swamp darters of the subgenus Hololepis (Pisces, Percidae)." Tulane Studies in Zoology 9 (4):115–211.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1962. "Arboreality, lamellae, and body size in two species of Cuban geckos." Copeia 3:644–645.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1962. "The status of the Bermuda fish population of Jenkinsia." Copeia 3:659.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1962. "Hemiramphus bermudensis, a new halfbeak from Bermuda, with a survey of endemism in Bermudian shore fishes." Bulletin of marine science of the Gulf and Caribbean 12 (3):432–449.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1962. "Astroblepus pholeter, a new species of cave‑dwelling catfish from eastern Ecuador." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 75:311–314.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Yerger, Ralph W. 1962. "The American percid fishes of the subgenus Villora." Tulane Studies in Zoology 9 (4):213–230.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1961. "Correlations between ecology and morphology in anoline lizards from Havana, Cuba and southern Florida." Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 125 (5):135–162.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Gehlbach, Frederick R. 1961. "The salamander Siren intermedia intermedia LeConte in North Carolina." Herpetologica 17 (3):203–204.

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  • Collette, Bruce B. and Bemis, Katherine E. 2019. "Order Beloniformes." in Order Beloniformes: Needlefishes, sauries, halfbeaks, and flyingfishes, edited by Collette, Bruce B. and Bemis, Katherine E., 1–4. Fishes of the western North Atlantic (part 10). Yale University Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Bemis, Katherine E. 2019. "Family Belonidae, needlefishes." in Order Beloniformes: Needlefishes, sauries, halfbeaks, and flyingfishes, edited by Collette, Bruce B., Bemis, Katherine E., Parin, Nicolay V., and Shakhovskoy, Ilia B., 5–77. Fishes of the western North Atlantic (part 10). Yale University Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Bemis, Katherine E. 2019. "Family Hemiramphidae, halfbeaks." in Order Beloniformes: Needlefishes, sauries, halfbeaks, and flyingfishes, edited by Collette, Bruce B., Bemis, Katherine E., Parin, Nicolay V., and Shakhovskoy, Ilia B., 89–147. Fishes of the western North Atlantic (part 10). Yale University Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Bemis, Katherine E. 2019. "Family Scomberesocidae, sauries." in Order Beloniformes: Needlefishes, sauries, halfbeaks, and flyingfishes, edited by Collette, Bruce B., Bemis, Katherine E., Parin, Nicolay V., and Shakhovskoy, Ilia B., 79–88. Fishes of the western North Atlantic (part 10). Yale University Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Bemis, Katherine E. 2019. "Order Beloniformes." in Order Beloniformes: Needlefishes, sauries, halfbeaks, and flyingfishes, edited by Collette, Bruce B. and Bemis, Katherine E., 1–4. Fishes of the western North Atlantic (part 10). Yale University Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Bemis, Katherine E. 2019. "Family Belonidae, needlefishes." in Order Beloniformes: Needlefishes, sauries, halfbeaks, and flyingfishes, edited by Collette, Bruce B., Bemis, Katherine E., Parin, Nicolay V., and Shakhovskoy, Ilia B., 5–77. Fishes of the western North Atlantic (part 10). Yale University Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Bemis, Katherine E. 2019. "Family Hemiramphidae, halfbeaks." in Order Beloniformes: Needlefishes, sauries, halfbeaks, and flyingfishes, edited by Collette, Bruce B., Bemis, Katherine E., Parin, Nicolay V., and Shakhovskoy, Ilia B., 89–147. Fishes of the western North Atlantic (part 10). Yale University Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Bemis, Katherine E. 2019. "Family Scomberesocidae, sauries." in Order Beloniformes: Needlefishes, sauries, halfbeaks, and flyingfishes, edited by Collette, Bruce B., Bemis, Katherine E., Parin, Nicolay V., and Shakhovskoy, Ilia B., 79–88. Fishes of the western North Atlantic (part 10). Yale University Press.
  • Parin, N. V., Shakhovskoy, I., Bemis, Katherine E., and Collette, Bruce B. 2019. "Family Exocoetidae, flyingfishes." in Order Beloniformes: Needlefishes, sauries, halfbeaks, and flyingfishes, edited by Collette, Bruce B., Bemis, Katherine E., Parin, Nicolay V., and Shakhovskoy, Ilia B., 149–239. Fishes of the western North Atlantic (part 10). Yale University Press.
  • Parin, N. V., Shakhovskoy, I., Bemis, Katherine E., and Collette, Bruce B. 2019. "Family Exocoetidae, flyingfishes." in Order Beloniformes: Needlefishes, sauries, halfbeaks, and flyingfishes, edited by Collette, Bruce B., Bemis, Katherine E., Parin, Nicolay V., and Shakhovskoy, Ilia B., 149–239. Fishes of the western North Atlantic (part 10). Yale University Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2016. "Scomberesocidae, sauries." in The living marine resources of the Eastern Central Atlantic. Volume 3: Bony fishes part 1 (Elopiformes to Scorpaeniformes), edited by Carpenter, Kent E. and De Angelis, Nicoletta., 2127–2130. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2016. "Belonidae, needlefishes." in The living marine resources of the Eastern Central Atlantic. Volume 3: Bony fishes part 1 (Elopiformes to Scorpaeniformes), edited by Carpenter, Kent E. and De Angelis, Nicoletta., 2118–2126. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2016. "Hemiramphidae, halfbeaks." in The living marine resources of the Eastern Central Atlantic. Volume 3: Bony fishes part 1 (Elopiformes to Scorpaeniformes), edited by Carpenter, Kent E. and De Angelis, Nicoletta., 2156–2162. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Greenfield, D. W. 2016. "Batrachoididae, toadfishes." in The living marine resources of the Eastern Central Atlantic. Volume 3: Bony fishes part 1 (Elopiformes to Scorpaeniformes), edited by Carpenter, Kent E. and De Angelis, Nicoletta., 2036–2043. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
  • Gilman, E., Allain, V., Collette, Bruce B., Hampton, J., and Lehodey, P. 2016. "Effects of Ocean Warming on Pelagic Tunas, a Review." in Explaining Ocean Warming: Causes, Scale, Effects and Consequences, edited by Laffole, D. and Baxter, J., 254–270. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN – International Union for the Conservation of Nature.
  • Miloslavich, Patricia, Webb, Tom, Snelgrove, Paul, Berghe, Edward Vanden, Kaschner, Kristin, Halpin, Patrick N., Reeves, Randall R., Lascelles, Ben, Tarzia, Marguerite, Wallace, Bryan P., Dulvy, Nicholas, Simpfendorfer, Colin A., Schillinger, George, Boustany, Andre, Collette, Bruce B., Graves, John E., Obura, David, Edwards, Martin, Clark, Malcolm, Stocks, Karen, Morato, Telmo, Tunnicliffe, Verena, Hopcroft, Russell, Archambault, Philippe, Pepin, Pierre et al. 2016. "Extent of Assessment of Marine Biological Diversity." in First Global Marine Assessment (World Ocean Assessment), 1–58. United Nations.
  • Olney, J. E. and Collette, Bruce B. 2016. "Lampridae, opahs." in The living marine resources of the Eastern Central Atlantic. Volume 3: Bony fishes part 1 (Elopiformes to Scorpaeniformes), edited by Carpenter, Kent E. and De Angelis, Nicoletta., 1929–1930. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
  • Restrepo, Victor, Juan-Jordá, Maria José, Collette, Bruce B., Frédou, Flávia Lucena, and Rosenberg, Andrew. 2016. "Tunas and Billfishes." in First Global Marine Assessment (World Ocean Assessment), United Nations.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2010. "Reproduction and development of epipelagic fishes." in Reproduction and sexuality in marine fishes: patterns and processes, edited by Cole, K. S., 21–63. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2005. "Belonidae: needlefishes." in Early Stages of Atlantic Fishes: An Identification Guide for the Western Central North Atlantic, edited by Richards, William J., 909–931. CRC Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2005. "Hemiramphidae: halfbeaks." in Early Stages of Atlantic Fishes: An Identification Guide for the Western Central North Atlantic, edited by Richards, William J., 933–953. CRC Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2005. "Chapter 75. Order Beloniformes." in Early Stages of Atlantic Fishes: An Identification Guide for the Western Central North Atlantic, edited by Richards, William J., 903. CRC Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2005. "Chapter 51. Batrachoidiformes, Batrachoididae: toadfishes." in Early Stages of Atlantic Fishes: An Identification Guide for the Western Central North Atlantic, edited by Richards, William J., 759–767. CRC Press.
  • Hardy, J. D.,Jr. and Collette, Bruce B. 2005. "Chapter 76. Scomberesocidae: sauries." in Early stages of Atlantic fishes: an identification guide for the western central North Atlantic, edited by Richards, William J., 905–907. CRC Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2003. "Scombroidei (barracudas, tunas, marlins, and relatives)." in Grizmek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, 2nd ed., vol. 5, Fishes II, edited by Hutchins, M., Thoney, D. A., Loiselle, P. V., and Schlager, N., 405–419. Gale Group.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2003. "Families Batrachoididae, pp. 509-510 and Hemiramphidae, pp. 589-590." in Check List of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America, edited by Reis, R. E., Kullander, S. O., and Ferraris, Carl J., Jr., 509–510, 589. Edipucrs.
  • Lovejoy, Nathan R. and Collette, Bruce B. 2003. "Belonidae." in Check List of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America, edited by Reis, R. E., Kullander, S. O., and Ferraris, Carl J., Jr., 331–340. Edipucrs.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2002. "Remoras and sharksuckers, family Echeneidae; Dolphinfishes, family Coryphaenidae." in Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. Third edition, edited by Collette, Bruce B. and Klein-MacPhee, G., 406–411. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2002. "Flyingfishes and allies, order Beloniformes." in Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. Third Edition, edited by Collette, Bruce B. and Klein-MacPhee, G., 244–292. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2002. "Mackerel-like fishes, suborder Scombroidei." in Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. Third edition, edited by Collette, Bruce B. and Klein-MacPhee, G., 507–536. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2002. "Toadfishes, order Batrachoidiformes." in Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. Third edition, edited by Collette, Bruce B. and Klein-MacPhee, G., 261–264. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2002. "Pricklebacks, family Stichaeidae; Gunnels, family Pholidae; Wrymouths, family Cryptacanthodidiae." in Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. Third edition, edited by Collette, Bruce B. and Klein-MacPhee, G., 474–485. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2002. "Mackerel-like fishes, suborder Scombroidei." in Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. Third edition, edited by Collette, Bruce B. and Klein-MacPhee, G., 507–536. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2002. "Remoras and sharksuckers, family Echeneidae; Dolphinfishes, family Coryphaenidae." in Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. Third edition, edited by Collette, Bruce B. and Klein-MacPhee, G., 406–411. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2002. "Toadfishes, order Batrachoidiformes." in Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. Third edition, edited by Collette, Bruce B. and Klein-MacPhee, G., 261–264. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2002. "Pricklebacks, family Stichaeidae; Gunnels, family Pholidae; Wrymouths, family Cryptacanthodidiae." in Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. Third edition, edited by Collette, Bruce B. and Klein-MacPhee, G., 474–485. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2002. "Flyingfishes and allies, order Beloniformes." in Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. Third Edition, edited by Collette, Bruce B. and Klein-MacPhee, G., 244–292. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Klein-MacPhee, G. and Collette, Bruce B. 2002. "Scorpionfishes, family Scorpaenidae." in Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. Third edition, edited by Collette, Bruce B. and Klein-MacPhee, G., 331–338. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Klein-MacPhee, G. and Collette, Bruce B. 2002. "Eelpouts, family Zoarcidae." in Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. Third edition, edited by Collette, Bruce B. and Klein-MacPhee, G., 466–474. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Klein-MacPhee, G. and Collette, Bruce B. 2002. "Eelpouts, family Zoarcidae." in Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. Third edition, edited by Collette, Bruce B. and Klein-MacPhee, G., 466–474. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Klein-MacPhee, G. and Collette, Bruce B. 2002. "Scorpionfishes, family Scorpaenidae." in Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. Third edition, edited by Collette, Bruce B. and Klein-MacPhee, G., 331–338. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Munroe, Thomas A. 2002. "Family Labridae." in Bigelow and Schroeder’s Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. 3rd Edition, edited by Collette, Bruce B. and MacPhee, G. K., 448–466. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Munroe, Thomas A. 2002. "Family Clupeidae." in Bigelow and Schroeder’s Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. 3rd Ed., edited by Collette, Bruce B. and Klein-MacPhee, G., 111–160. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Munroe, Thomas A. 2002. "Family Engraulidae." in Bigelow and Schroeder’s Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. 3rd Ed., edited by Collette, Bruce B. and Klein-MacPhee, G., 105–111. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2001. "Families Amodytidae and Scombridae." in FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes. The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, edited by Carpenter, Kent E. and Niem, V. H., 3518, 3721–3518, 3756. FAO.
  • Collette, Bruce B., Reeb, C., and Block, B. A. 2001. "Systematics of the tunas and mackerels (Scombridae)." in Tuna: physiology, ecology, and evolution, edited by Block, B. A. and Stevens, E. D., 1–33. Academic Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 2000. "Families Belonidae, Hemiramphidae, Pomatomidae, Echeneidae, Rachycentridae, and Coryphaenidae." in FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes. The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, edited by Carpenter, Kent E. and Niem, V. H., 2151–2658. FAO.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1999. "ITIS, the Integrated Taxonomic Information System." in Metadiversity: the Grand Challenge for Biodiversity Information Management through Metadata, edited by Fraser, R. T. and Kaser, V. C., 63–67.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Parin, N. V. 1998. "Flyingfishes & their allies." in Encyclopedia of fishes, 2nd. edition, edited by Paxton, John R. and Eschmeyer, W. E., 144–147. Academic Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1996. "Results of the Tektite Program: Ecology of Coral Reef Fishes." in Methods and Techniques of Underwater Research, edited by Lang, Michael A. and Baldwin, Carole C., 83–87.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Parin, N. V. 1994. "Flyingfishes and their allies." in Encyclopedia of fishes, edited by Paxton, John R. and Eschmeyer, W. E., 144–147. New South Wales Press.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1990. "Thunnus obesus: The Bigeye Tuna." in 1990 Big Game Fishing Annual, 97–99.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1990. "Problems with Grey Literature in Fishery Science." in Writing for Fishery Journals, edited by Hunter, J., 27–31. Bethesda, Maryland: American Fisheries Society.
  • Collette, Bruce B. 1972. "Conclusions." in Results of the Tektite Program: Ecology of Coral Reef Fishes, 171–174. Natural History Museum Los Angeles County.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Talbot, Frank H. 1972. "Activity Patterns of Coral Reef Fishes with Emphasis on Nocturnal-Diurnal Changeover." in Results of the Tektite Program: Ecology of Coral Reef Fishes, 98–124. Natural History Museum Los Angeles County.

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  • Collette, Bruce B., Fox, W., Juan Jorda, M., Nelson, R., Pollard, D., Suzuki, N., and Teo, S. 2014. "Thunnus orientalis." The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Conference
  • Baldwin, Carole C., Collette, Bruce B., Parenti, Lynne R., Smith, David G., and Springer, Victor G. 1996. "Collecting Fishes." In Methods and techniques of underwater research: proceedings of the American academy of underwater sciences 1996 scientific diving symposium, Smithsonian Institution Washington D.C., USA., 11–34. Washington, DC: American Academy of Underwater Sciences.