Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Mike Vecchione

Adjunct Zoologist, NOAA, Curator of Cephalopoda
Department / Division
  • B.S., University of Miami, 1972.
  • Ph.D., College of William and Mary (Biological Oceanography), 1979.
Collections Areas
  • Mollusca
    • Cephalopoda
    • Pteropoda

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  • Ingels, Jeroen, Clark, Malcolm R., Vecchione, Michael, Perez, Jose Angel, and Levin, Lisa A. 2016. "Southern Ocean." in The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment, World Ocean Assessment I, 729–748. New York: United Nations.
  • Ingels, Jeroen, Clarke, M. R., Vecchione, Michael, and Gaever, Van S. 2016. "Open Ocean Deep Sea." in The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment, World Ocean Assessment I, 685–704. New York: United Nations.
  • Jorgensen, L. L., Archambault, C., Armstrong, A., Dolgov, E., Edinger, T., and Vecchione, Michael. 2016. "Arctic marine biodiversity." in The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment, World Ocean Assessment I, 705–728. New York: United Nations.
  • Judkins, H. L., Vecchione, Michael, and Roper, Clyde F. E. 2009. "Cephalopoda (Mollusca) 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., 701–710. College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press.
  • Vecchione, Michael, Allcock, Louise, Piatkowksi, Uwe, Jorgensen, Elaina, and Barratt, Iain. 2009. "Persistent Elevated Abundance of Octopods in an Overfished Antarctic Area." in Smithsonian at the Poles: Contributions to International Polar Year Science, edited by Krupnik, Igor, Lang, Michael A., and Miller, Scott E., 197–204. IPY.
  • Jereb, P., Roper, Clyde F. E., and Vecchione, Michael. 2006. "Introduction." in Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species known to date. Volume 1. Chambered nautiluses and sepioids (Natilidae, Sepiidae, Sepiolidae, Sepiadariidae, Idiosepiidae and Spirulidae), edited by Jereb, P. and Roper, Clyde F. E., 1–19. FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 2004. "Cephalopoda." in Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, 475–490. Detroit: Gale.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 2003. "Cephalopoda. FAO Guide for Identification of Invertebrates of the Western Central Atlantic." in FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes, edited by Carpenter, Kent E., 150–244. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
  • 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.
  • Felley, J. D., Vecchione, Michael, and Roper, Clyde F. E. 1994. "Multimedia computer applications for species identification: prototypes from a cooperative venture between the Smithsonian Institution and NMFS." in MTS94. Challenges and Opportunities in the Marine Environment, 333–337.

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  • Turgeon, D. and Vecchione, Michael. 1998. Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic Invertebrates for the US and Canada. Mollusks, Second Edition. American Fisheries Society.
  • Bartol, I. K. and Vecchione, Michael. 1997. Distribution of the euryhaline squid Loliguncula brevis in the Chesapeake Bay Relationships between movement patterns and physical gradients. Theme Session on Spatial Gradients in Estuarine Systems.
  • Casserly, D., Vecchione, Michael, Maples, R., Ilg, R., Gaston, G., Weston, D., Beck, J., and Lascara, J. 1982. "Biological attributes of the west hackberry brine disposal site." In Proceedings of the IEEE, 1118–1118. IEEE.