Hawaii Biological Survey Staff

J. Randall

John E. Randall, Ph.D.

Senior Ichthyologist

phone: 808-848-4130
fax: 808-847-8252
email: jackr[at]hawaii.rr.com


  • Ph.D., Marine Zoology, University of Hawaii, Honolulu.
  • B.A., Zoology, University of California, Los Angeles.

Research Interests

  • Classification and biology of tropical marine fishes.

Field Work and Museum Studies

  • Collection and photography of fishes, particularly of coral reefs, in the Indo-Pacific Region.

Professional Experience

  • Senior Ichthyologist, Bishop Museum (1984-present).
  • Ichthyologist, Bishop Museum (1966-1984).
  • Director, Oceanic Institute, Hawaii (1965-1966).
  • Director, Institute of Marine Biology, University of Puerto Rico (1962-1965).
  • Professor of Zoology, University of Puerto Rico (1961-1965).

Selected Publications

Randall, J.E. 2005. Reef and Shore Fishes of the South Pacific: New Caledonia to Tahiti and the Pitcairn Islands. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, xii + 707 p.

Randall, J.E. 1996. Shore Fishes of Hawaii. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, 216 p.

Randall, J.E. 1986. Sharks of Arabia. Immel Publishing Co., London. 148 p., 98 figs.

Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen & R.C. Steene. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Crawford House Press, Bathurst, NSW. 507 p., 1243 col. figs.

Randall, J.E. & P.C. Heemstra. 1991. Revision of Indo-Pacific groupers (Perciformes: Serranidae: Epinephelinae), with descriptions of five new species. Indo-Pacific Fishes 20: 1-332, 168 figs., 41 color pls.

Randall, J.E. & K. van Egmond. 1994. Marine fishes from the Seychelles: 108 new records. Zoologische Verhandelingen 297: 43-83, 71 color figs.

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