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Theodore Pietsch

Research areas

Ted Pietsch is interested primarily in marine ichthyology, especially the biosystematics, zoogeography, and behavior of deep-sea fishes. He also has published extensively in the history of ichthyology. A specific topic of research interest is the reproductive biology of deep-sea ceratoid anglerfishes. As curator of the UW Fish Collection (, he is also interested in biotic survey and inventory, having conducted a long series of expeditions to collect plants and animals in the Russian Far East.