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

  • Dixon, A.K., Needham, D., Al-Horani, F.A., Chadwick, N.E. 2014. Microhabitat use and photoacclimation in the clownfish sea anemone Entacmaea quadricolor. J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. U.K. 94: 473-480. 
  • Morrow, K.M., Liles,M.R., Paul, V.J., Moss, A.G., Chadwick, N.E. 2013. Bacterial shifts associated with coral-macroalgal competition in the Caribbean Sea. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 488: 103-117. 
  • Szczebak, J.T., Henry, R.P., Al-Horani, F.A., Chadwick, N.E. 2013. Anemonefish oxygenate their anemone hosts at night. J. Exp. Biol. 216: 970-976. 
  • Krieger, J.R., Chadwick, N.E. 2013. Recreational diving impacts and the use of pre-dive briefings as a management strategy on Florida coral reefs. J. Coastal Conserv. 17: 179189. 
  • 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. 
  • Roopin, M., D.J. Thornhill, S.R. Santos, 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.
  • 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. 


Undergraduate Graduate
Undergraduate Seminar - BIOL 4950
Special Topics in Marine Ecology - BIOL 4970
Honors Marine Research - HONR 3987
Sustainability in Belize - INTL 1977
Special Topics in Marine Ecology - BIOL 7970

Last updated: 09/10/2015