Nancy O'Connor

Professor

Biology

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Science & Engineering 336A


Education

1980University of Massachusetts DartmouthB.S.
1982University of DelawareM.S.
1990North Carolina State UniversityPh.D

Teaching

  • Ecology
  • Biology of Invertebrates
  • Marine Benthic Ecology

Teaching

Programs

Research

Research interests

  • Ecology of marine invertebrate animals, particularly coastal species of crabs
  • Marine bioinvasions
  • Biology of marine larvae

Select publications

O'Connor, N.J. (2018).
Changes in population sizes of Hemigrapsus sanguineus (Asian shore crab) and resident crab species in southeastern New England (2010-2016)
Northeastern Naturalist, 25, 197-201.

Blasi, J.C. and N.J. O'Connor (2016).
Amphipods as potential prey of the Asian shore crab Hemigrapsus sanguineus: laboratory and field experiments
Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 474, 18-22.

Lovely, C.M., N.J. O'Connor, and M.L. Judge (2015).
Abundance of non-native crabs in intertidal habitats of New England with natural and artificial structure
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