Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Jeff Williams

Collection Manager
Department / Division
Education
  • Ph.D. Zoology, 1986, University of Florida
  • M.S. Biology, 1979, University of South Alabama
  • B.S. Biology, 1975, Florida State University
Research Interests

My research over the past 30 years has primarily focused on the systematics, taxonomy and zoogeography of marine fishes. 

Publications
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Book
  • 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
  • Pippard, H., Ralph, G. M., Harvey, M. S., Carpenter, K. E., Buchanan, J. R., Greenfield, D. W., Harwell, H. D., Larson, H. K., Lawrence, A., Linardich, C., Matsuura, K., Motomura, H., Munroe, T. A., Myers, R. F., Russell, B. C., Smith-Vaniz, W. F., Vié, J. -C, Thaman, R. R., and Williams, J. T. 2017. The conservation status of marine biodiversity in the Pacific Islands of Oceania. International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
  • 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
Chapter
  • Williams, Jeffrey T. 2012. "Photography changes our knowledge of new species." in Photography Changes Everything, edited by Heiferman, Marvin., 102–104. New York: Aperture Foundation and Smithsonian Institution.
  • Williams, Jeffrey T., Smith-Vaniz, William, and Hastings, P. A. 2009. "Plagiotremus isodon." in Red List Status of Marine Endemic Teleosts (Bony Fishes) of the Philippines, edited by Alava, M. N. R., Carpenter, K. E., Palomar, M. J. S., Quicho, R. F. N., and Polidoro, B., 56–57. Global Marine Species Assessment for the Coral Triangle. Pasig City, Philippines: First Philippine Conservation Incorporated.
  • Williams, Jeffrey T., Smith-Vaniz, William, and Hastings, P. A. 2009. "Istiblennius colei." in Red List Status of Marine Endemic Teleosts (Bony Fishes) of the Philippines., edited by Alava, M. N. R., Carpenter, K. E., Palomar, M. J. S., Quicho, R. F. N., and Polidoro, B., 52–53. Global Marine Species Assessment for the Coral Triangle. Pasig City, Philippines: First Philippine Conservation Incorporated.
  • Williams, Jeffrey T., Smith-Vaniz, William, and Hastings, P. A. 2009. "Ecsenius kurti." in Red List Status of Marine Endemic Teleosts (Bony Fishes) of the Philippines., edited by Alava, M. N. R., Carpenter, K. E., Palomar, M. J. S., Quicho, R. F. N., and Polidoro, B., 44–45. Global Marine Species Assessment for the Coral Triangle. Pasig City, Philippines: First Philippine Conservation Incorporated.
  • Williams, Jeffrey T., Smith-Vaniz, William, and Hastings, P. A. 2009. "Ecsenius dilemma." in Red List Status of Marine Endemic Teleosts (Bony Fishes) of the Philippines, edited by Alava, M. N. R., Carpenter, K. E., Palomar, M. J. S., Quicho, R. F. N., and Polidoro, B., 42–43. Global Marine Species Assessment for the Coral Triangle. Pasig City, Philippines: First Philippine Conservation Incorporated.
  • Williams, Jeffrey T., Smith-Vaniz, William, and Hastings, P. A. 2009. "Cirripectes viriosus." in Red List Status of Marine Endemic Teleosts (Bony Fishes) of the Philippines, edited by Alava, M. N. R., Carpenter, K. E., Palomar, M. J. S., Quicho, R. F. N., and Polidoro, B., 16–17. Global Marine Species Assessment for the Coral Triangle. Pasig City, Philippines: First Philippine Conservation Incorporated.
Conference
  • Williams, Jeffrey T., Tarou, Loraine, Powell, David M., Tabet, R., and Allen, Mary E. 2002. "Analysis of bamboo preferences in a pair of captive giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)." In ,