SHINE, Richard. Australian, b. 1950. Genres: Biology. Career: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, postdoctoral fellow, 1975-78; University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, postdoctoral fellow, 1978-80, lecturer, 1980-84, senior lecturer, 1985-87, reader in biology, 1988-92. Professor, 1993-. Research associate of Australian Museum and Carnegie Museum of Natural History, both 1988; Flinders University of South Australia, honorary research associate, 1991. Publications: (ed. with G.C. Grigg and H. Ehmann, and contrib.) Biology of Australian Frogs and Reptiles, 1985; Australian Snakes: A Natural History, 1991. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles to scientific journals. Address: A08 Zoology Building, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia.