Edward Murdy

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Full name
Edward Murdy
Username
emurdy
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a professional scientist
Curator level
Full Curator

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29 objects curated
6 taxa curated
3 images set as exemplar
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13 taxa commented
23 comments submitted
88 articles added
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Curator qualifications

Credentials
Adjunct Professor of Marine Biology, George Washington University 1. Murdy, E.O. 1979. Fishery ecology of the Bolinao artificial reef. Kalikasan, Philippine Journal of Biology 8(2):121 154. 2. Murdy, E.O. 1980. The commercial harvesting of tuna attracting payaos, a possible boon for the small scale fisherman. International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management (ICLARM) Newsletter, January 1980, 10 13. 3. Murdy, E.O. and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. 1980. The contribution of coral reef fisheries to the total Philippine fisheries production. International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management (ICLARM) Newsletter, January 1980, 21 22. 4. Murdy, E.O. and J.W.E. Wortham. 1980. Contributions to the reproductive biology of Aphredoderus sayanus. Virginia Journal of Science 31(1&2):20 27. 5. Murdy, E.O. and M.E. Cowan. 1980. Observations on the behavior and symbiotic relationships of the pearlfish Encheliophis vermicularis Müller (Osteichthyes: Carapidae). Kalikasan, Philippine Journal of Biology 9(2 3):309 312. 6. Murdy, E.O. 1981. Fishes of the Bolinao (Philippines) fish market. Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Tropical and Subtropical Fisheries Technology Conference of the Americas. Texas A&M University, Sea Grant College Program, 7 9. 7. Murdy, E.O., C.J. Ferraris, Jr., D.F. Hoese and R.C. Steene. 1981. Preliminary list of fishes from Sombrero Island, Philippines with fifteen new records. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 94(4):1163 1173. 8. Ferraris, C.J. and E.O. Murdy. 1981. Aspects of feeding and sexual dimorphism Petroscirtes variabilis Cantor (Osteichthyes: Blenniidae). Micronesica 17(2):157 159. 9. Murdy, E.O. and J.D. McEachran. 1982. Istigobius hoesei, a new gobiid fish from Australia. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 95(4):642 646. 10. Murdy, E.O., R.E. Matheson, J.D. Fechhelm and M.J. McCoid. 1983. Midwater fishes of the Gulf of Mexico collected from the R/V Alaminos, 1965 1973. Texas Journal of Science 35(2):109 127. 11. Murdy, E.O. 1983. Saltwater Fishes of Texas. Sea Grant College Program, Texas A&M University, TAMU SG 83 607, 220p. 12. Murdy, E.O. and D.F. Hoese. 1984. The monotypic gobiid fish genus Macrodontogobius, including synonymization of Gnatholepis hendersoni. Copeia 1984:227 229. 13. Murdy, E.O. and D.F. Hoese. 1985. Revision of the Indo Pacific gobiid fish genus Istigobius with discussions of ecological and spatial distributions. Indo Pacific Fishes 4:1 41. 14. Murdy, E.O. 1985. The osteology of Istigobius ornatus. Bulletin of Marine Science 36(1):124 138. 15. Murdy, E.O. 1985. A revision of the gobioid genera Exyrias and Macrodontogobius (Osteichthyes: Gobiidae) with description of a new species and comments on relationships. Indo Pacific Fishes 10:1 14. (Actual date of publication, April 1986). 16. Murdy, E.O. 1986. Mudskippers of Malaysia: Lords of the Mudflat. Freshwater and Marine Aquarium, November 1986, pp.20 23. 17. Murdy, E.O. 1987. Some observations on the mangrove and mudflat fishes of the Strait of Malacca. Indo Malayan Zoology, 4(1987):153 159. 18. Birdsong, R.S., E.O. Murdy, and F.L. Pezold. 1988. A study of the vertebral column and median fin osteology in gobioid fishes with comments on gobioid relationships. Bulletin of Marine Science, 42(2):174 215. 19. Murdy, E.O. 1989. A taxonomic revision and cladistic analysis of the oxudercine gobies (Gobiidae: Oxudercinae). Records of the Australian Museum, Supplement 11, 93 pps., 26 tabs., 98 figs., 3 pl. 20. Murdy, E.O. 1991. The natural history of mudskippers. Aquarium Fish Magazine, March 1991, pp.42-47. 21. Murdy, E.O. 1994. (review) Freshwater Fishes of Western Indonesia and Sulawesi by M. Kottelat, A.J. Whitten, S.N. Kartikasari, and S. Wirojoatmodjo. Copeia, 1994:830-832. 22. Murdy, E.O. 1995. (obituary) Ray S. Birdsong, 1935-1995. Copeia, 1995:765-767. 23. Murdy, E.O. 1995. (review) Southeast Asia Tropical Fish Guide by R. Kuiter and H. Debelius. Copeia, 1995:1000-1001. 24. Murdy, E.O., R.S. Birdsong, and J.A. Musick. 1997. Fishes of Chesapeake Bay. Smithsonian Institution Press. 324 pages. 25. Murdy, E.O. 1998. A Review of the Gobioid Fish Genus Gobioides. Ichthyological Research, 45(2): 9-21. 26. Murdy, E.O. 1999. U.S.-Japan Cooperation in Ocean Sciences and Engineering. MTS Journal, Vol. 32, No. 4: 52-54. 27. Murdy, E.O. and T. Takita. 1999. Periophthalmus spilotus, a new species of mudskipper from Sumatra (Gobiidae: Oxudercinae). Ichthyological Research, 46 (4): 367-370. 28. Murdy, E.O. and K. Shibukawa. 2001. A Revision of the Gobiid Fish Genus Odontamblyopus (Gobiidae: Amblyopinae). Ichthyological Research, 48 (2001)1: 31-43. 29. H.L. Larson and E.O. Murdy. 2002. FAO Species Identification Sheets for the Western Central Pacific. Volume 6: Families Gobiidae and Eleotridae - Family Accounts, Species Lists and Keys to Genera. Pp.3574-3603. 30. Murdy, E.O. and K. Shibukawa. 2002. A Redescription of the Gobiid Fish Genus Pseudotrypauchen (Gobiidae: Amblyopinae) and its significance in Amblyopine Phylogeny. Marine and Freshwater Research, 53:253-258. 31. Murdy, E.O. 2002. Karsten, a new genus of eel goby (Gobiidae: Amblyopinae) with a key to "Trypauchen" group genera. Copeia 2002(3):787-791. 32. Murdy, E.O. and J.E. Randall. 2002. Taenioides kentalleni, a new species of eel goby from Saudi Arabia (Gobiidae: Amblyopinae). Zootaxa 93:1-6. 33. Murdy, E.O. and K. Shibukawa. 2003. Odontamblyopus rebecca, a new species of amblyopine goby from Vietnam with a key to known species of the genus (Gobiidae: Amblyopinae). Zootaxa 138:1-6. 34. Murdy, E.O. and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. 2003. Gymnoamblyopus novaeguineae, a new genus and species of worm goby from Papua New Guinea (Gobiidae: Amblyopinae). Zootaxa 150:1-6. 35. Murdy, E.O. 2003. A review of Amblyotrypauchen (Teleostei: Gobiidae), a genus of blind amblyopine gobies. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 116 (2):330-336. 36. Murdy, E.O. and D.F. Hoese. 2003. FAO Species Identification Sheets for the Western Atlantic. Families Gobiidae and Eleotridae - Family Accounts, Species Lists and Keys to Genera. Pp.1778-1796. 37. Murdy, E.O. and K. Shibukawa. 2003. A Revision of the Indo-Pacific fish genus Caragobius (Gobiidae: Amblyopinae). Zootaxa 301:1-12. 38. Murdy, E.O. (2006). A Revision of the Gobiid Fish Genus Trypauchen (Gobiidae: Amblyopinae). Zootaxa 1343:55-68. 39. Murdy, E.O. and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (2006). A Revision of the marine catfish genus Euristhmus (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Plotosidae). The Beagle, Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 2006 22:77-90. 40. Murdy, E.O. 2008. Trypauchenichthys larsonae, a new species of amblyopine goby from Australia (Gobiidae: Amblyopinae) with a key to species in the genus. Aqua – International Journal of Ichthyology 14(2): 59-68. 41. Murdy, E.O. 2008. Paratrypauchen, a new genus for Trypauchen microcephalus Bleeker 1860 (Perciformes: Gobiidae: Amblyopinae) with redescription of Ctenotrypauchen chinensis Steindachner 1867 and a key to ‘Trypauchen’ group genera. Aqua – International Journal of Ichthyology 14(3): 115-128. 42. Murdy, E.O. 2011. The Systematics of Oxudercinae, p. 99-106. In: The Biology of Gobies. R. Patzner, J.L. Van Tassell, M. Kovacic, and B.G. Kapoor (eds.). Science Publishers, Enfield, New Hampshire, USA. 43. Murdy, E.O. 2011. The Systematics of Amblyopinae, p. 107-118. In: The Biology of Gobies. R. Patzner, J.L. Van Tassell, M. Kovacic, and B.G. Kapoor (eds.). Science Publishers, Enfield, New Hampshire, USA. 44. Murdy, E.O. and J.A. Musick. In preparation. Field Guide to Fishes of Chesapeake Bay. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.
Curation scope
Systematics and taxonomy of gobioid fishes