Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Mary Rice

Research Zoologist, Emeritus
Department / Division
Education
  • Drew University, B.A. 1947
  • Oberlin College, M.A. 1949 
  • University of Washington, Ph.D. 1966 
Affiliations
  • Member and past president (1979) of the American Society of Zoologists/Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
  • Member and past president (1999) of The American Microscopical Society
  • Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Research Interests

Systematics and development of marine sipunculan worms, development and larval biology of marine invertebrates

Publications
Article
  • Williams, Jason D., Boyko, Christopher B., Rice, Mary E., and Young, Craig M. 2019. "A report on two large collections of the squat lobster Munidopsis platirostris (Decapoda, Anomura, Munidopsidae) from the Caribbean, with notes on their parasites, associates, and reproduction." Journal of Natural History 53 (3-4):159–169. https://doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2019.1582817
  • Boyle, Michael J. and Rice, Mary E. 2014. "Sipuncula:an emerging model of spiralian development and evolution." International Journal of Developmental Biology 58:485–499. https://doi.org/10.1387/ijdb.140095mb
  • Boyle, Michael J. and Rice, Mary E. 2014. "Sipuncula: an emerging model of spiralian development and evolution." The International journal of developmental biology 58:485–499. https://doi.org/10.1387/ijdb.140095mb
  • Young, Craig M., Emson, Roland H., Rice, Mary E., and Tyler, Paul A. 2013. "A paradoxical mismatch of fecundity and recruitment in deep-sea opportunists: Cocculinid and pseudococculinid limpets colonizing vascular plant remains on the Bahamian Slope." Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 92:36–45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.01.027
  • Rice, Mary E., Reichardt, Hugh F., Piraino, Julianne, and Young, Craig M. 2012. "Reproduction, development, growth, and the length of larval life of Phascolosoma turnerae, a wood-dwelling deep-sea sipunculan." Invertebrate Biology 131 (3):204–215. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7410.2012.00267.x
  • Schulze, Anja, Maiorova, Anastassya, Timm, Laura E., and Rice, Mary E. 2012. "Sipunculan Larvae and “Cosmopolitan” Species." Integrative and Comparative Biology 52 (4):497–510. https://doi.org/10.1093/icb/ics082
  • Young, Craig M., He, Ruoying, Emlet, Richard B., Li, Yizhen, Qian, Hui, Arellano, Shawn M., Van Gaest, Ahna, Bennett, Kathleen C., Wolf, Maya, Smart, Tracey I., and Rice, Mary E. 2012. "Dispersal of Deep-Sea Larvae from the Intra-American Seas: Simulations of Trajectories Using Ocean Models." Integrative and Comparative Biology 52 (4):483–496. https://doi.org/10.1093/icb/ics090
  • Kawauchi, Gisele Y. and Rice, Mary E. 2009. "Two New Species of Nephasoma (Sipuncula: Golfingiidae) from the Western Atlantic Ocean." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 122 (1):1–13. https://doi.org/10.2988/08-32.1
  • Schulze, Anja and Rice, Mary E. 2009. "Musculature in sipunculan worms: ontogeny and ancestral states." Evolution & development 11 (1):97–108. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1525-142X.2008.00306.x
  • Schulze, Anya and Rice, Mary E. 2009. "Nephasoma pellucidum - A Model for Sipunculan Development?." Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences (38): 209–217.

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Conference
Chapter
  • Rice, Mary E. 2009. "Sipuncula of the Gulf of Mexico." in Gulf of Mexico Origin, Waters and Biota Vol. 1, Biodiversity, edited by Felder, Darryl L. and Camp, David K., 803–808. College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press.
  • Rice, Mary E. 2007. "Sipuncula and Echiura." in The Light and Smith manual: intertidal invertebrates from central California to Oregon., edited by Carlton, James T., 288–292. Berkeley: University of California Press.
  • Balser, Elizabeth J. 2002. "Phylum Echinodermata: Crinoidea." in Atlas of Marine Invertebrate Larvae, edited by Young, Craig M., Sewell, Mary A., and Rice, Mary E., 463–482. San Diego: Academic Press.
  • Jaeckle, William B. and Rice, Mary E. 2002. "Phylum Sipuncula." in Atlas of marine invertebrate larvae, edited by Young, Craig M., Sewell, Mary A., and Rice, Mary E., 375–396. San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
  • Jaeckle, William B. and Rice, Mary E. 2002. "Phylum Sipuncula." in Atlas of marine invertebrate larvae, edited by Young, Craig M., Sewell, Mary A., and Rice, Mary E., 375–396. San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
  • Shea, E. and Vecchione, Michael. 2002. "Phylum Mollusca: Cephalopoda." in Atlas of Marine Invertebrate Larvae, edited by Young, Craig M., Sewell, Mary A., and Rice, Mary E., 327–329. San Diego, California: Academic Press.
  • Rice, Mary E. 1993. "Chapter 7. Sipuncula." in Microscopic Anatomy of Invertebrates, Vol. 12: Onychophora, Chilopoda, and Lesser Protostomata, 237–325.
  • Rice, Mary E. and Pilger, John F. 1992. "Sipuncula." in Reproductive Biology of Invertebrates, Vol. V, Sexual Differentiation and Behavior, edited by Adiyodi, K. G. and Adiyodi, Rita G., 187–191. New Delhi: Oxford & IBH Pub..
  • Rice, Mary E. 1989. "Comparative observations gametes, fertilization, and maturation in sipunculans." in 23rd European Marine Biology Symposium, 167–183.
  • Rice, Mary E. 1989. "Chapter 14. Sipuncula." in Reproductive Biology of Invertebrates, Vol. IV. Part A Fertilization, Development, and Parental Care, 263–280.
  • Rice, Mary E. 1989. "Sipuncula." in Reproductive Biology of Invertebrates. Vol. 14, Part A: Fertilization, Development, and Parental Care, edited by Adiyodi, K. G. and Adiyodi, Rita G., 263–280. New Delhi: Oxford & IBH Pub..
  • Rice, Mary E. 1988. "Chapter 32. Sipuncula." in Introduction to the Study of Meiofauna, 355–356.
  • Rice, Mary E. and Pilger, John F. 1988. "Sipuncula." in Reproductive Biology of Invertebrates, 297–310. Wiley.
  • Rice, Mary E. 1987. "Sipuncula." in Reproduction and Development of Marine Invertebrates of the Northern Pacific Coast, 196–204.
  • Rice, Mary E. 1986. "Phylum Sipuncula (Peanut Worms)." in Marine Fauna and Flora of Bermuda, 224–228.
  • Rice, Mary E. 1985. "Sipuncula: Developmental evidence for phylogenetic inference." in Proceedings of the Symposium on Relations and Origins of Lower Invertebrates, 274–296.
  • Rice, Mary E. 1983. "Chapter 13. Sipuncula." in Reproductive Biology of Invertebrates. Oogenesis, Oviposition, and Oosorption. Volume 1, 283–296.
  • Rice, Mary E. 1983. "13. Sipuncula." in Reproductive Biology of Invertebrates, 283–296. Reproductive Biology of Invertebrates. Wiley.
  • Rice, Mary E. 1982. "Sipuncula." in Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms, 67–69. McGraw-Hill Book Company.
  • Rice, Mary E. 1982. "Sipuncula Oogenesis, Oviposition, and Oosorption." in Reproductive Biology of Invertebrates, edited by Adiyodi, K. G. and Adiyodi, Rita G., 283–296. London: John Wiley and Sons.
  • Rice, Mary E. and Macintyre, Ian G. 1982. "Distribution of Sipuncula in the Coral Reef Community, Carrie Bow Cay, Belize." 311–320. Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press.
  • Rice, Mary E. and Macintyre, Ian G. 1982. "Distribution of Sipuncula in the Coral Reef Community." in The Atlantic Barrier Reef Ecosystem at Carrie Bow Cay, Belize, 1. Structure and Communities, 311–320. Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Science. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution.
  • Rice, Mary E. 1980. "Chapter 19. Sipuncula and Echiura." in Intertidal Invertebrates of California, 128–134.
  • Cloney, Richard A. 1978. "Ascidian metamorphosis: review and analysis." in Settlement and Metamorphosis of Marine Invertebrate Larvae, edited by Chia, F. S. and Rice, Mary E., 255–282. Elsevier/North Holland Biomedical Press.
  • Pilger, John. 1978. "Settlement and Metamorphosis in the Echiura: a Review." in Settlement and Metamorphosis of Marine Invertebrate Larvae : Proceedings of the Symposium on Settlement and Metamorphosis of Marine Invertebrate Larvae, American Zoological Society Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, December 27-28, 1977, edited by Chia, Fu-Shiang and Rice, Mary E., 103–112. New York, NY: Elsevier.
  • Rice, Mary E. 1978. "Morphological and behavioral changes at metamorphosis in the Sipuncula." in Settlement and Metamorphosis of Marine Invertebrate Larvae, 83–102.
  • Ruppert, Edward E. 1978. "A review of metamorphosis of turbellarian larvae." in Settlement and Metamorphosis of Marine Invertebrate Larvae, edited by Chia, Fu-Shiang and Rice, Mary E., 65–81. New York: Elsevier/North-Holland Biomedical Press.
  • Rice, Mary E. and Banta, W. C. 1976. "A restudy of the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale fossil worm, Ottoia prolifica." in Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Biology of the Sipuncula and Echiura. 2, 79–90.
  • Rice, Mary E. 1975. "Sipuncula." in Reproduction of Marine Invertebrates, 67–127. Academic Press, Inc.
  • Rice, Mary E. 1975. "Observations on the development of six species of Caribbean Sipuncula with a review of development in the phylum." in Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Biology of the Sipuncula and Echiura, 141–160.
  • Rice, Mary E. 1975. "Chapter 4: Sipuncula." in Reproduction in Marine Invertebrates. Volume II, 67–127.
  • Rice, Mary E. 1975. "Survey of the Sipuncula of the coral and beachrock communities of the Caribbean Sea." in Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Biology of Sipuncula and Echiura, 35–49.
  • Rice, Mary E. 1972. "Asexual reproduction in a sipunculan worm." in Spiralian Embryology, 179–183.
  • Rice, Mary E. 1970. "Survey of the Sipuncula of the Coral and Beach Rock Communities of the Caribbean Sea." in Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Biology of the Sipuncula and Echiura, 35–49. Kotor.
  • Rice, Mary E. 1970. "Observations of the Development of Six Species of Caribbean Sipuncula with a Review of Development in the Phylum." in Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Biology of the Sipuncula and Echiura, 18–25. Kotor.

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Book
  • Chia, F. S. and Rice, Mary E. 1978. Settlement and Metamorphosis of Marine Invertebrate Larvae. Elsevier North Holland.
  • Rice, Mary E. and Todorovic, M. 1976. Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Biology of the Sipuncula and Echiura. Volume 2. Naucno Delo Press.
  • Rice, Mary E. and Todorovic, M. 1975. Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Biology of the Sipuncula and Echiura. Volume 1. Naucno Delo Press.
  • Rice, Mary E. 1966. The Reproductive Biology and Development of Sipuncula. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Washington, Seattle.