U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)/Bio maintains the Digital Image Library of the NBII, which brings images within the reach of scientists, conservationists, decision makers, journalists, educators, students and the general public worldwide. The NBII is an electronic gateway to biological data and information maintained by federal, state and local government agencies; private sector organizations; and other partners around the nation and the world.
Dr. Walter E. Meshaka, Jr., is Senior Curator of Zoology and Botany of the State Museum of Pennsylvania. As curator of the Commonwealth's holdings of animals and plants, he oversees the acquisition, curation, and maintenance of collections, as well as conducts museum-based research and various outreach endeavors. Dr. Meshaka is the author of Exotic Herpetofauna of Florida and is one of the foremost experts on the field characters of Floridian gecko species. Dr. Robert Murphy (Dr. Bob) is Senior Curator of Herpetology for the Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Biology at the Royal Ontario Museum and Professor of Zoology at the University of Toronto. Dr. Bob is currently working on the phylogenies of Coleonyx and Phyllodactylus geckos (both U.S. and Mexico natives). Dr. Bob is one of the foremost experts on the field characters of gecko species native to the Southwest United States and Mexico.
Rich A. Sajdak supplied the site's fascinating text. Rich has three decades of reptile and amphibian experience, ranging from Reptile Curator at the Milwaukee County Zoo to Senior Field Biologist for the Milwaukee Public Museum, and he has authored numerous reptile-related publications.
cabedge.com provided the design for the website. The firm has award-winning designers who specialize in interactive design and digital branding and who have helped build some of the first-ever professionally "designed" Web sites. Kenneth P. Wray Phil, Johnny and Richard Frank Richard D. Bartlett Greg and Leann Christenson Timmy S. Adams Michael Price, San Angelo Nature Center "Badger" Brown Paul J. Conry, Administrator, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Department of Land and Natural Resources, State of Hawaii