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Publications

Vye, S.R., Emmerson, M.C., Arenas, F., Dick, J.T.A. & O’Connor, N.E. (in press). Stressor intensity determines antagonistic interactions between species invasion and multiple stressor effects on ecosystem functioning. Oikos.

Alexander, M.E., Dick, J.T.A. & O’Connor, N.E. (in press). Predation in the marine intertidal amphipod Echinogammarus marinus Leach: implications of inter- and intra-individual variation. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology.

Mrowicki, R.J. & O’Connor, N.E. (in press). Wave action modifies the effects of consumer diversity and warming on algal assemblages. Ecology.

Mrowicki, R.J., Maggs, C.A. & O’Connor, N.E. (in press). Does wave exposure determine the interactive effects of losing key grazers and ecosystem engineers? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology.

Calderwood, J., O’Connor, N.E., Sigwart, J. & Roberts, D. (in press). Determining optimal duration of seed translocation periods for benthic mussel (Mytilus edulis) cultivation using physiological and behavioural measures of stress. Aquaculture.

Smale, D.A., Burrows, M.T., Moore, P., O’Connor, N.E. and Hawkins, S.J. (2013). Threats and knowledge gaps for ecosystem services provided by kelp forests: a northeast Atlantic perspective. Ecology and Evolution, 3: 4016-4038.

Alexander, M.E., Dick, J.T.A. & O’Connor, N.E. (2013). Trait-mediated indirect interactions in a marine intertidal system as quantified by functional responses. Oikos, 15: 1521-1531.

Donohue, I., Petchey, O.L., Montoya, J.M., Jackson, A.L., McNally, L., Viana, M., Healy, K., Lurgi, M., O’Connor, N.E. & Emmerson, M.C. (2013). On the dimensionality of ecological stability. Ecology Letters, 16: 421-429. F1000PRIME recommended.

O'Connor, N.E. (2013) Impacts of sewage outfalls on rocky shores: incorporating scale, biotic assemblage structure and variability into monitoring tools. Ecological Indicators, 29: 501-509.

O’Connor, N.E., Emmerson, M.C., Crowe, T.P, & Donohue, I. (2013). Distinguishing between direct and indirect effects of predators in complex ecosytems. Journal of Animal Ecology, 82: 438-448.

O’Connor, N.E. & Donohue, I. (2013). Environmental context determines multi-trophic effects of consumer species loss. Global Change Biology, 19: 431-440.

Alexander, M.E., Dick, J.T.A. & O’Connor, N.E. (2013). Born to kill: predatory functional responses of the littoral amphipod Echinogammarus marinus Leach throughout its life history. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 439: 92-99.

Alexander, M.E., Dick, J.T.A., O’Connor, N.E., Haddaway, N. & Farnsworth, K. (2012). Functional responses of the intertidal amphipod Echinogammarus marinus; effects of varying prey supply, model selection and habitat complexity. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 468: 191-202.

Matias, M.G., Underwood, A.J., Chapman, M.G. & O'Connor, N.E. (2012). Increasing density of rare species of intertidal gastropod: tests of competitive ability compared to common species. Marine Ecology - Progress Series, 453: 107-116.

Crowe, T.P., Bracken, M.E.S. & O'Connor, N.E. (2012). Reality check: Issues of scale and abstraction in biodiversity research and potential solutions. In Marine biodiversity futures and ecosystem functioning: frameworks, methodologies and integration, Paterson, D.M., Aspden, R.J.A. & Solan, M. (Eds.), Oxford University Press, Oxford.

O'Connor, N.E., Donohue, I., Crowe, T.P. & Emmerson, M.C. (2011). The importance of consumers on exposed and sheltered rocky shores. Marine Ecology - Progress Series, 443: 65-75.

O'Connor, N.E. (2010). Shore exposure affects mussel population structure and mediates the effect of epibiotic algae on mussel survival in SW Ireland.  Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 87: 83-91.

O'Connor, N.E. & Crowe, T.P. (2008). Do mussel patches provide an algal refuge from grazing gastropods?  Journal of Molluscan Studies, 74: 75-78.

O'Connor, N.E., Grabowski, J.H., Ladwig, L.M. & Bruno, J.F. (2008). Simulated predator extinctions: predator identity not diversity affects survival and recruitment of oysters.  Ecology, 89: 428-438.

O'Connor, N.E. & Bruno, J.F. (2007). Loss of predatory fish affects structure and functioning of a model marine food web.  Oikos, 116: 2027-2938.

O'Connor, N.E. & Crowe, T.P. (2007). Biodiversity among mussels: separating the influence of the size of individual mussels from the age of mussel patches.  Journal of the Marine Biological Association, (UK) 87: 551-557.

O'Connor, N.E., Crowe, T.P and McGrath, D. (2006). Effects of epibiotic algae on the survival, biomass and recruitment of mussels.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 328: 265-276.

O'Connor, N.E. & Crowe, T.P. (2005). Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: distinguishing between effects of the number of species and their identities.  Ecology, 86: 1783-1796.