Katherine Pearson Maslenikov, MA

Katherine Pearson Maslenikov

Katherine Pearson Maslenikov

Ichthyology Collections Manager 
Tel: 206.543.3816 
Fax: 206.685.3275

Curriculum vitae (PDF)


  • MA, Division of Invertebrate Zoology, The University of Kansas Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Kansas
  • BS, Marine Biology, 
The Evergreen State College



Drumm, D.T., K.P. Maslenikov, R. Van Syoc, J.W. Orr, R.R. Lauth, D.E. Stevenson, and T.W. Pietsch. In Press. An annotated checklist of the marine macroinvertebrates of Alaska. NOAA Professional Paper NMFS.

Maslenikov, K.P., J.W. Orr, and D.E. Stevenson. 2013. Range extensions and significant distributional records for eighty-two species of fishes in Alaskan marine waters. Northwestern Naturalist, 94: 1‒21 (PDF).

Orr, J.W., and K.P. Maslenikov. 2007. Two New Variegated Snailfishes of the Genus Careproctus (Teleostei: Scorpaeniformes: Liparidae) from the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Copeia, 2007(3): 699‒710 (PDF).

Cooper, D.W., K.P. Maslenikov, and D.R. Gunderson. 2007. Natural mortality rate, annual fecundity, and maturity at length for Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) from the northeastern Pacific Ocean. Fishery Bulletin, 105(2): 296‒304 (PDF).

McDermott, S.F., K.P. Maslenikov, and D.R. Gunderson. 2007. Annual fecundity, batch fecundity, and oocyte atresia of Atka mackerel, (Pleurogrammus monopterygius) in Alaskan waters. Fishery Bulletin, 105(1): 19‒29 (PDF).

Cooper, D.W., K.E. Pearson, and D.R. Gunderson. 2005. Fecundity of two species of thornyhead, Sebastolobus alascanus and S. altivelis (Scorpaenidae), from the northeastern Pacific Ocean, determined by stereological and gravimetric techniques. Fishery Bulletin, 103(1): 15‒22 (PDF).

Pearson, K.E., and D.R. Gunderson. 2003. Reproductive biology and ecology of shortspine thornyhead rockfish, Sebastolobus alascanus, and longspine thornyhead rockfish, S. altivelis, from the northeastern Pacific Ocean. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 67: 117‒136.

Gunderson, D.R., M. Zimmerman, D.G. Nichol, and K. Pearson. 2003. Indirect estimates of natural mortality rate for arrowtooth flounder and darkblotched rockfish. Fishery Bulletin, 101(1): 175‒182 (PDF).

Fautin, D.G., T.R. White, and K.E. Pearson. 2002. Two new species of deep-water Corallimorpharia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) from the northeast Pacific, Corallimorphus denhartogi and C. pilatusPacific Science. 56(2):113‒124.

Hauswaldt, J.S., and K.E. Pearson. 1999. Urticina mcpeaki, a new species of sea anemone (Anthozoa: Actiniaria: Actiniidae) from the North American Pacific coast. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 112(4):652‒660.

Pearson, K.E. 1998. Taxonomy of Urticina (Actiniaria) from the northern Atlantic Ocean. American Zoologist 38(5): 62A. (Abstract)

Pearson, K.E. 1997. Taxonomy of Urticina (Actiniaria) from the west coast of North America. American Zoologist 37(5): 194A. (Abstract)

Fautin, D.G., D.M. Shoger, and K.E. Pearson. 1996. Nomenclatural database of sea anemones (Actiniaria). American Zoologist 36(5): 111A. (Abstract)

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