Dr. Carole Baldwin is a Curator, Division of
Fishes, at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum
of Natural History.
As a systematic ichthyologist (someone who studies
the diversity of and relationships among fishes) Dr.
Baldwin's research interests are focused on tropical-marine
and deep-sea fishes.
She has published over three dozen scientific papers,
including descriptions of new fish species from Belize,
Tobago, Cook Islands, and Australia, and has been featured
in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times,
and on the ABC television special Planet Earth 2000.