Tim Carpenter

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Tim Carpenter is the Curator of Fish and Invertebrates at the Seattle Aquarium. He supervises the Fish and Invertebrate staff, manages the Aquarium’s fish and invertebrate-related permits, and he is where the buck stops for fish and invertebrate health and management issues. 

Tim has been SCUBA diving for over 25 years and is a senior member of the Seattle Aquarium's field research and collection dive teams. He works closely with the national network of aquarium professionals through the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).