Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Charles Potter

Research Associate
Department / Division
  • B.S. (Zoology): SUNY College of Forestry and Environmental Science, Syracuse University, 1972
Research Interests

Responsible for supervision of collection management activities relating to marine mammals, including accessions, specimen preparation, cataloging, specimen installations, curation, loans, information requests, and assisting visitors. Interests in staff supervision and collections management issues.

Journal Article
Book Chapter
  • Nweeia, Martin T., Nutarak, Cornelius, Eichmiller, Frederick C., Eidelman, Naomi, Giuseppetti, Anthony A., Quinn, Janet, Mead, James G., K'issuk, Kaviqanguak, Hauschka, Peter V., Tyler, Ethan M., Potter, Charles W., Orr, Jack R., Avike, Rasmus, Nielsen, Pavia, and Angnatsiak, David. 2009. "Considerations Of Anatomy, Morphology, Evolution, and Function for Narwhal Dentition." In Smithsonian at the Poles: Contributions to International Polar Year Science. Krupnik, Igor, Lang, Michael A., and Miller, Scott E., editors. 223–240. In IPY.
  • Mead, James G. and Potter, Charles W. 1988. "Seldom Seen Species." In The World's Whales -- A Closer Look. 103–109. Monterey, California: American Cetacean Society, Third Biennial Conference and Symposium.
  • Potter, Charles W. 1984. "Marine Mammals of Maryland." In Threatened and Endangered Plants and Animals of Maryland. Norden, A. W., Forester, D. C., and Fenwick, G. H., editors. 442–453.