Harvey B. Lillywhite is a professor of biology at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He is also director of the university’s Seahorse Key Marine Laboratory, located within the Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge. Lillywhite has studied the biology of snakes for more than thirty years. His latest research on sea kraits was supported by the National Geographic Society. Lillywhite’s Dictionary of Herpetology (Krieger Publishing Company, 2008) was named as an outstanding title by Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. He is a past contributor to Natural History.