Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Dave Bohaska

Collections Specialist, Vertebrate Paleontology
Department / Division
  • M.S. University of California, Los Angeles, 1978
  • B.A. Rutgers College, 1973
Research Interests

Fossil marine mammals of the Tertiary, mid-Atlantic coast of North America.

Journal Article
Book Chapter
  • Paterson, Ryan, Rycbynski, Natalia, Bohaska, David J., and Pitulko, Vladimir V. 2017. "Deep Time: the Narwhal and Beluga Fossil Record." In Narwhal: Revealing An Arctic Legend. Fitzhugh, William W. and Nweeia, Martin T., editors. 84–88. Hanover, New Hampshire and Washington DC: IPI Press and Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center.
  • Eshelman, Ralph E., Emry, Robert J., Domning, Daryl P., and Bohaska, David J. 2002. "Biography and Bibliography of Clayton Edward Ray." In Cenozoic Mammals of Land and Sea: Tributes to the Career of Clayton E. Ray. Emry, Robert J., editor. 1–13. Smithsonian Institution. In Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology, 93.
  • Bohaska, David J. 1998. "Fossil Marine Mammals of the Lower Miocene Pollack Farm Site, Delaware." In Geology and Paleontology of the Lower Miocene Pollack Farm Fossil Site, Delaware. Benson, R. N., editor. 179–191. Newark, Delaware: Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware. In Delaware Geological Survey Special Publication.
  • Gottfried, M. D., Bohaska, D. J., and Whitmore, Frank C., Jr. 1994. "Miocene Cetaceans of the Chesapeake Group." In Contributions in Marine Mammal Paleontology Honoring Frank C. Whitmore, Jr.. Berta, A. and Deméré, T. A., editors. 229–238. San Diego, California: San Diego Society of Natural History.