In memorium: Dr. Frederick "Ted" Bayer

In memorium: Dr. Frederick “Ted” Bayer

Dr. Frederick “Ted” M. Bayer, 85, a retired Smithsonian curator in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology passed away last week (Oct 3rd) after a long illness at Washington Home in Washington, DC.

Dr. Bayer was a world expert and leader in the research of shallow-water and deep-sea corals. His contributions to marine science will live on well into the future.

A full obituary can be seen at: