International Association
for Open Knowledge
on Invasive Alien Species
Individual Member Profile
Dr. Linda Ann Auker Assistant Professor
Misericordia University
Position in the INVASIVESNET Associate Member
Associate Editor of BioInvasions Records and Management of Biological Invasions
Expertise Long-term patterns of invasion and understanding ecological resilience in ecosystems; impacts of invasive epibionts (organisms that overgrow other organisms) on basibiont (the organism being overgrown) biology, including stress responses (i.e. heart rate, scope for growth); the role of invasive epibionts in communities, with a focus on predator-prey dynamics and invasional meltdown.
Expertise Keywords
marine, invasive, invertebrates, epibiosis, ascidians, mussels, ecology, physiology, distribution, recruitment
Gulf of Maine, Narragansett Bay, New Zealand (Shakespeare Bay), Long Island Sound
Didemnum vexillum, Mytilus edulis, Tautoga onitis, Carcinus maenas
carpet tunicate, blue mussel, green crab, tautog
Online databases
Editorial assignments Associate Editor, Bioinvasions Records
Reviewing experience Natural Resource Modeling, Aquatic Invasions, Journal of Natural History, Management of Biological Invasions, BioInvasions Records
Professional societies Association for Women in Science
Expert networks and working groups
Professional social networks
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