Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Katherine Bemis

Research Zoologist, NOAA National Systematics Lab and Curator of Fishes
Department / Division
Education
  • BS., Cornell University
  • PhD., College of William and Mary, Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Research Interests

Systematics, biology, and morphology of marine fishes, in particular Tetraodontiformes.

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.
Article
  • Bemis, Katherine E., Tyler, James C., and Arcila, Dahiana. 2019. "Life history, distribution and molecular phylogenetics of the Upward-Mouth Spikefish Atrophacanthus japonicus (Teleostei: Tetraodontiformes: Triacanthodidae)." Journal of fish biology 94 (4):578–584. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfb.13923
  • Bemis, Katherine E., Tyler, James C., Bemis, William E., Kumar, Kishor, Rana, Rajendra Singh, and Smith, Thierry. 2017. "A gymnodont fish jaw with remarkable molariform teeth from the early Eocene of Gujarat, India (Teleostei, Tetraodontiformes)." Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 37 (6):https://doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2017.1369422
Chapter
  • 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.