Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Dave Johnson

Research Zoologist and Curator of Marine Larval Fishes
Department / Division
Education
  • B.S., University of Texas Austin
  • Ph.D., University of California San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • B.S., University of Texas Austin
  • Ph.D., University of California San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Research Interests
Systematics, comparative anatomy, ontogeny, phylogeny, and early life history of fishes, particularly acanthomorphs.
Systematics, comparative anatomy, ontogeny, phylogeny, and early life history of fishes, particularly acanthomorphs.
Publications
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Chapter
  • Paxton, J. R., Trnski, T., and Johnson, G. David. 2016. "Centomimidae." 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., 2174–2182. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
  • Britz, Ralf and Johnson, G. David. 2010. "Occipito-vertebral fusion in actinopterygians: conjecture, myth and reality. Part 1: Non-teleosts." in Origin and Phylogenetic Interrelationships of Teleosts Honoring Gloria Arratia, edited by Nelson, Joseph S., Schultze, Hans-Peter, and Wilson, Mark V. H., 77–94. München: Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil.
  • Johnson, G. David and Britz, Ralf. 2010. "Occipito-vertebral fusion in Actinopterygians: conjecture, myth and reality. Part 2: Teleosts." in Origin and Phylogenetic Interrelationships of Teleosts, edited by Nelson, Joseph S., Schultze, Hans-Peter, and Wilson, Mark V. H., 95–110. München: Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil.
  • Wiley, E. O. and Johnson, G. David. 2010. "A teleost classification based on monophyletic groups." in Origin and Phylogenetic Interrelationships of Teleosts, edited by Nelson, Joseph S., Schultze, Hans-Peter, and Wilson, Mark V. H., 123–182. München: Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil.
  • Paxton, John R. and Johnson, G. David. 2005. "Chapter 101. Mirapinnidae: Tapetails & Hairyfish." in Early stages of Atlantic Fishes: an Identification Guide for the Western Central North Atlantic, edited by Richards, William J., 1091–1099. CRC Press. Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Paxton, John R. and Johnson, G. David. 2005. "Chapter 100. Cetomimidae: Whalefishes." in Early Stages of Atlantic Fishes: an Identification Guide for the Western Central Atlantic, edited by Richards, William J., 1089–1090. CRC Press. Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Paxton, John R. and Johnson, G. David. 2005. "Chapter 99. Barbourisidae: Redvelvet Whalefish." in Early Stages of Atlantic Fishes: an Identification Guide for the Western Central Atlantic, edited by Richards, William J., 1085–1087. CRC Press. Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Paxton, John R. and Johnson, G. David. 2005. "Chapter 102. Megalomycteridae: Bignose Fishes." in Early Stages of Atlantic Fishes: an Identification Guide for the Western Central North Atlantic, edited by Richards, William J., 1101–1102. CRC Press. Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Paxton, John R. and Johnson, G. David. 2005. "Chapter 98. Rondeletiidae: Redmouth Whalefishes." in Early Stages of Atlantic Fishes: an Identification Guide for the Wwestern Ccentral North Atlantic, edited by Richards, William J., 1079–1083. CRC Press. Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Stassny, M. L. J., Wiley, E. O., Johnson, G. David, and Carvalho, M. 2004. "Gnathostome Fishes." in Assembling the Tree of Life, edited by Cracraft, J. and Donoghue, M. J., 410–429. Oxford University Press.
  • Johnson, G. David. 2000. "Higher teleosts and adventures in the fish trade." in A Celebration of the Life of Colin Patterson, edited by Forey, P. L., Gardiner, B. G., and Humphries, C. J., 39–53. London: The Linnean.
  • Johnson, G. David, Leis, J. M., and Washington, B. B. 2000. "Zanclidae (Moorish idol)." in The larvae of Indo-Pacific coastal fishes, edited by Leis, J. M. and Carson-Ewart, B. M., 638–688. Leiden: Brill.
  • Paxton, John R. and Johnson, G. David. 2000. "Family Anomalopidae." in The living Marine Resources of the South China Sea, edited by Randall, John E. and Lim, K. P., 601. Singapore: The National University of Singapore.
  • Paxton, John R. and Johnson, G. David. 1999. "Anomalopidae. Flashlight fishes." in The living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, edited by Niem, V. and Carpenter, Kenneth., 2212–2213. Rome: FAO.
  • Johnson, G. David and Gill, A. C. 1998. "Perches and allies." in Encyclopedia of Fishes, 2nd ed, edited by Paxton, John R. and Eschmeyer, W. N., 181–194. New York: Academic Press.
  • Baldwin, Carole C. and Johnson, G. David. 1996. "Interrelationships of Aulopiformes." in Interrelationships of Fishes, edited by Stiassny, M. L. J., Parenti, Lynne R., and Johnson, G. David., 355–404. New York: Academic Press.
  • Baldwin, Carole C. and Johnson, G. David. 1996. "Interrelationships of Aulopiformes." in Interrelationships of Fishes, edited by Stiassny, M. L. J., Parenti, Lynne R., and Johnson, G. David., 355–404. New York: Academic Press.
  • Harold, A. S. and Weitzman, Stanley H. 1996. "Interrelationships of Stomiiform Fishes." in Interrelationships of Fishes, edited by Stiassny, M. L. J., Parenti, Lynne R., and Johnson, G. David., 333–353. New York: Academic Press.
  • Johnson, G. David and Patterson, C. 1996. "Relationships of lower euteleostean fishes." in Interrelationships of Fishes, edited by Stiassny, M. L. J., Parenti, Lynne R., and Johnson, G. David., 251–332. New York: Academic Press.
  • Johnson, G. David and Patterson, C. 1996. "Relationships of lower euteleostean fishes." in Interrelationships of Fishes, edited by Stiassny, M. L. J., Parenti, Lynne R., and Johnson, G. David., 251–332. New York: Academic Press.
  • Parenti, Lynne R. and Song, Jiakun. 1996. "Phylogenetic Significance of the Pectoral/Pelvic Fin Association in Acanthomorph Fishes: A Reassessment Using Comparative Neuroanatomy." in Interrelationships of Fishes, edited by Stiassny, M. L. J., Parenti, Lynne R., and Johnson, G. David., 427–444. New York: Academic Press.
  • Stiassny, M. L. J., Parenti, Lynne R., and Johnson, G. David. 1996. "Preface." in Interrelationships of Fishes, edited by Stiassny, M. L. J., Parenti, Lynne R., and Johnson, G. David., xi. New York: Academic Press.
  • Stiassny, M. L. J., Parenti, Lynne R., and Johnson, G. David. 1996. "Preface." in Interrelationships of Fishes, edited by Stiassny, M. L. J., Parenti, Lynne R., and Johnson, G. David., xi. New York: Academic Press.
  • Johnson, G. David and Gill, A. C. 1994. "Perches and allies." in Encyclopedia of Fishes, edited by Paxton, John R. and Eschmeyer, W. N., 181–196. Sydney: New South Wales Press.
  • Johnson, G. David and Washington, B. B. 1989. "Zanclidae - moorish idol." in The larvae of Indo-Pacific shorefishes, edited by Leis, J. M. and Trnski, T., 285–290. New South Wales: New South Wales University Press and University of Hawaii Press.
  • Johnson, G. David. 1984. "Percoidei: development and relationships." in Ontogeny and Systematics of Fishes, edited by Moser, H. G., 464–469. Lawrence, KS: Allen Press Inc.

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Book
  • Johnson, G. David. 1978. Development of Fishes of the Mid-Atlantic Bight: an atlas of egg, larval and juvenile stages. Vol. IV, Carangidae through Ephippidae. Fish and Wildlife service.
Article

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Chapter
  • Paxton, J. R., Trnski, T., and Johnson, G. David. 2016. "Centomimidae." 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., 2174–2182. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
  • Britz, Ralf and Johnson, G. David. 2010. "Occipito-vertebral fusion in actinopterygians: conjecture, myth and reality. Part 1: Non-teleosts." in Origin and Phylogenetic Interrelationships of Teleosts Honoring Gloria Arratia, edited by Nelson, Joseph S., Schultze, Hans-Peter, and Wilson, Mark V. H., 77–94. München: Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil.
  • Johnson, G. David and Britz, Ralf. 2010. "Occipito-vertebral fusion in Actinopterygians: conjecture, myth and reality. Part 2: Teleosts." in Origin and Phylogenetic Interrelationships of Teleosts, edited by Nelson, Joseph S., Schultze, Hans-Peter, and Wilson, Mark V. H., 95–110. München: Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil.
  • Wiley, E. O. and Johnson, G. David. 2010. "A teleost classification based on monophyletic groups." in Origin and Phylogenetic Interrelationships of Teleosts, edited by Nelson, Joseph S., Schultze, Hans-Peter, and Wilson, Mark V. H., 123–182. München: Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil.
  • Paxton, John R. and Johnson, G. David. 2005. "Chapter 101. Mirapinnidae: Tapetails & Hairyfish." in Early stages of Atlantic Fishes: an Identification Guide for the Western Central North Atlantic, edited by Richards, William J., 1091–1099. CRC Press. Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Paxton, John R. and Johnson, G. David. 2005. "Chapter 100. Cetomimidae: Whalefishes." in Early Stages of Atlantic Fishes: an Identification Guide for the Western Central Atlantic, edited by Richards, William J., 1089–1090. CRC Press. Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Paxton, John R. and Johnson, G. David. 2005. "Chapter 99. Barbourisidae: Redvelvet Whalefish." in Early Stages of Atlantic Fishes: an Identification Guide for the Western Central Atlantic, edited by Richards, William J., 1085–1087. CRC Press. Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Paxton, John R. and Johnson, G. David. 2005. "Chapter 102. Megalomycteridae: Bignose Fishes." in Early Stages of Atlantic Fishes: an Identification Guide for the Western Central North Atlantic, edited by Richards, William J., 1101–1102. CRC Press. Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Paxton, John R. and Johnson, G. David. 2005. "Chapter 98. Rondeletiidae: Redmouth Whalefishes." in Early Stages of Atlantic Fishes: an Identification Guide for the Wwestern Ccentral North Atlantic, edited by Richards, William J., 1079–1083. CRC Press. Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Stassny, M. L. J., Wiley, E. O., Johnson, G. David, and Carvalho, M. 2004. "Gnathostome Fishes." in Assembling the Tree of Life, edited by Cracraft, J. and Donoghue, M. J., 410–429. Oxford University Press.
  • Johnson, G. David. 2000. "Higher teleosts and adventures in the fish trade." in A Celebration of the Life of Colin Patterson, edited by Forey, P. L., Gardiner, B. G., and Humphries, C. J., 39–53. London: The Linnean.
  • Johnson, G. David, Leis, J. M., and Washington, B. B. 2000. "Zanclidae (Moorish idol)." in The larvae of Indo-Pacific coastal fishes, edited by Leis, J. M. and Carson-Ewart, B. M., 638–688. Leiden: Brill.
  • Paxton, John R. and Johnson, G. David. 2000. "Family Anomalopidae." in The living Marine Resources of the South China Sea, edited by Randall, John E. and Lim, K. P., 601. Singapore: The National University of Singapore.
  • Paxton, John R. and Johnson, G. David. 1999. "Anomalopidae. Flashlight fishes." in The living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, edited by Niem, V. and Carpenter, Kenneth., 2212–2213. Rome: FAO.
  • Johnson, G. David and Gill, A. C. 1998. "Perches and allies." in Encyclopedia of Fishes, 2nd ed, edited by Paxton, John R. and Eschmeyer, W. N., 181–194. New York: Academic Press.
  • Baldwin, Carole C. and Johnson, G. David. 1996. "Interrelationships of Aulopiformes." in Interrelationships of Fishes, edited by Stiassny, M. L. J., Parenti, Lynne R., and Johnson, G. David., 355–404. New York: Academic Press.
  • Baldwin, Carole C. and Johnson, G. David. 1996. "Interrelationships of Aulopiformes." in Interrelationships of Fishes, edited by Stiassny, M. L. J., Parenti, Lynne R., and Johnson, G. David., 355–404. New York: Academic Press.
  • Harold, A. S. and Weitzman, Stanley H. 1996. "Interrelationships of Stomiiform Fishes." in Interrelationships of Fishes, edited by Stiassny, M. L. J., Parenti, Lynne R., and Johnson, G. David., 333–353. New York: Academic Press.
  • Johnson, G. David and Patterson, C. 1996. "Relationships of lower euteleostean fishes." in Interrelationships of Fishes, edited by Stiassny, M. L. J., Parenti, Lynne R., and Johnson, G. David., 251–332. New York: Academic Press.
  • Johnson, G. David and Patterson, C. 1996. "Relationships of lower euteleostean fishes." in Interrelationships of Fishes, edited by Stiassny, M. L. J., Parenti, Lynne R., and Johnson, G. David., 251–332. New York: Academic Press.
  • Parenti, Lynne R. and Song, Jiakun. 1996. "Phylogenetic Significance of the Pectoral/Pelvic Fin Association in Acanthomorph Fishes: A Reassessment Using Comparative Neuroanatomy." in Interrelationships of Fishes, edited by Stiassny, M. L. J., Parenti, Lynne R., and Johnson, G. David., 427–444. New York: Academic Press.
  • Stiassny, M. L. J., Parenti, Lynne R., and Johnson, G. David. 1996. "Preface." in Interrelationships of Fishes, edited by Stiassny, M. L. J., Parenti, Lynne R., and Johnson, G. David., xi. New York: Academic Press.
  • Stiassny, M. L. J., Parenti, Lynne R., and Johnson, G. David. 1996. "Preface." in Interrelationships of Fishes, edited by Stiassny, M. L. J., Parenti, Lynne R., and Johnson, G. David., xi. New York: Academic Press.
  • Johnson, G. David and Gill, A. C. 1994. "Perches and allies." in Encyclopedia of Fishes, edited by Paxton, John R. and Eschmeyer, W. N., 181–196. Sydney: New South Wales Press.
  • Johnson, G. David and Washington, B. B. 1989. "Zanclidae - moorish idol." in The larvae of Indo-Pacific shorefishes, edited by Leis, J. M. and Trnski, T., 285–290. New South Wales: New South Wales University Press and University of Hawaii Press.
  • Johnson, G. David. 1984. "Percoidei: development and relationships." in Ontogeny and Systematics of Fishes, edited by Moser, H. G., 464–469. Lawrence, KS: Allen Press Inc.

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Book
  • Johnson, G. David. 1978. Development of Fishes of the Mid-Atlantic Bight: an atlas of egg, larval and juvenile stages. Vol. IV, Carangidae through Ephippidae. Fish and Wildlife service.