Pieter Bleeker (10 July 1819 – 24 January 1878) was a Dutch medical doctor, ichthyologist, and herpetologist. He was famous for the Atlas Ichthyologique des Indes Orientales Néêrlandaises, his monumental work on the fishes of East Asia published between 1862 and 1877. Bleeker died on 24 January 1878 in The Hague.
|Born||10 July 1819
|Died||24 January 1878 (aged 58)
|Known for||Atlas Ichthyologique des Indes Orientales Néêrlandaises|
|Awards||Doctorates honoris causa at Leyden University and Utrecht University, Légion d'honneur|
|Institutions||Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
National Museum of Natural History (France) Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies
|Author abbrev. (zoology)||Bleeker|