Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Kenneth Tighe

Museum Specialist
Department / Division
Education
  • B.S. (Biological Sciences), 1970, Union College, Schenectady, N.Y.
  • M.S. (Zoology), 1975, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.
Research Interests

Taxonomy and phylogenetic systematics of lower vertebrates, especially the fish order Anguilliformes. Responsible for the maintenance of the database for the Division of Amphibians and Reptiles.

Publications
Book Chapter
  • Tighe, Kenneth A. 2022. "Family Chlopsidae." In Coastal Fishes of the Western Indian Ocean. Heemstra, Phillip C., Heemstra, Elaine, Ebert, David A., Holleman, Wouter, and Randall, John E., editors. 79–83. Makhanda, South Africa: South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity. 2
  • Tighe, Kenneth A. 1989. "Family Serrivomeridae." In Fishes of the Western North Atlantic. Böhlke, Eugenia B., editor. 613–627. Lawrence, Texas: Allen Press, Inc..
  • Tighe, Kenneth A. 1989. "Family Serrivomeridae: Leptocephali." In Fishes of the Western North Atlantic. Böhlke, Eugenia B., editor. 921–924. Lawrence, Texas: Allen Press, Inc..
  • Keene, M. J. and Tighe, Kenneth A. 1984. "Beryciformes: Development and Relationships." In Ontogeny and Systematics of Fishes. Moser, H. G., editor. 383–392.
  • Tighe, Kenneth A. and Keene, M. J. 1984. "Zeiformes: Development and Relationships." In Ontogeny and Systematics of Fishes. Moser, H. G., editor. 393–398.
Journal Article
  • Tighe, Kenneth A. 1992. "Boehlkenchelys longidentata, a New Genus and Species of Chlopsid Eel (Teleostei - Anguilliformes) from the Indo-West Pacific Region." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 105, (1) 19–22.
  • Vouglitois, J. J., Able, K. W., Kurtz, R. J., and Tighe, Kenneth A. 1987. "Life-History and Population-Dynamics of the Bay Anchovy in New Jersey." Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 116, (2) 141–153.

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