Years: 1922 – 2015

Hometown: New York, N.Y.

Education: Ph.D. in Zoology

Occupation: Ichthyologist

Expeditions: Over 50 expeditions to the Red Sea, Australia, Japan, Papa New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Malaysia, China, the Caribbean

Favorite Place To Be: Underwater in a coral sea or in the deep ocean in a submersible

Best Discoveries: Lemon sharks will push the right target to get a good food reward and some fish can change sex in ten seconds

Favorite Items In The Field: Other wonderful divers

Personal Heroes: William Beebe, American naturalist and scientist who bravely descended into the ocean in a Bathysphere in 1932

Hobbies: My work. I combine my family, friends, fish, adventures

Advice: Follow your heart, and take as much math as you can