Nanette E. Chadwick
Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences Director of Academic Sustainability Programs, Office of the Provost

Office: 141 Funchess Hall

101 Rouse Life Sciences Bldg
Auburn University, AL 36849

Office Phone: (334) 844-8184
Fax: (334) 844-0627
Email Nanette E. Chadwick

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Ph.D. - University of California at Berkley
B.A. - University of California at Santa Barbara

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Marine invertebrate behavior, population dynamics and life history evolution.
  • Ecology of symbioses, coral reef and sea anemone ecology.
  • Sustainability studies on natural resource use.

Selected Publications

Huebner, L.K., Dailey, B., Titus, B.M., Khalaf, M., Chadwick, N.E. 2012. Host preference and habitat segregation among Red Sea anemonefish: effects of sea anemone traits and fish life stages. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 464:1-15. Feature article.

Huebner, L.K., Chadwick, N.E. 2012. Reef fishes use sea anemones as visual cues for cleaning interactions with shrimp. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 416-417:237-242.

Morrow, K.M., Paul, V.J., Liles, M.R., Chadwick, N.E. 2011. Allelochemicals produced by Caribbean macroalgae and cyanobacteria have species-specific effects on reef coral microorganisms. Coral Reefs 30:309-320.

Roopin, M., Thornhill, D.J., Santos, S.R., Chadwick, N.E. 2011. Ammonia flux, physiological parameters, and Symbiodinium diversity in the anemonefish symbiosis on Red Sea coral reefs. Symbiosis 53:63-74. Cover article.

Chadwick, N.E., Morrow, K.M. 2011. Competition among sessile organisms on coral reefs. In: Dubinsky, Z., Stambler, N. (eds) Coral Reefs: An Ecosystem in Transition. Springer, New York. pp. 324-350.

Guzner, B., Novoplansky, A., Shalit, O., Chadwick, N.E. 2010. Indirect impacts of recreational scuba diving: Patterns of growth and predation on branching stony corals. Bull. Mar. Sci. 86:727-742.

Chadwick, N.E., Ďuriš, Z., Horká, I. 2008. Biodiversity and behavior of shrimps and fishes symbiotic with sea anemones in the Gulf of Aqaba, northern Red Sea. In: Por, F.D., ed. The Improbable Gulf: History, Biodiversity, and Protection of the Gulf of Aqaba (Eilat). Magnes Press, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, pp. 209-223.

Amar, K.O., Chadwick, N.E., Rinkevich, B. 2008. Coral kin aggregations exhibit mixed


Undergraduate Graduate
Sustainability and the Modern World - HONR1027
Biology of Marine Systems - BIOL3040
Undergraduate Seminar in Ecology - BIOL4950
Community Ecology - BIOL5150
Community Ecology - BIOL6150
Topics in Coral Reef Biology - BIOL7970

Last updated: 05/28/2015