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Dr Jean McKinnon

Contact Detailsjean_mckinnon

Office 310 Castle Street, room 105
Tel +64 3 479 5453
Email jean.mckinnon@otago.ac.nz

Academic Qualifications

BSc, University of Otago
MSc, University of Otago
PhD, University of Otago

Research Interests

  • Cephalopod biology
  • age and growth of marine invertebrates
  • plankton ecology,
  • mudflat ecology
  • citizen science

Courses

MARI 112 Marine Biology: The Living Ocean
MARI 202 Ecology and Biology of Marine Invertebrates
MARI 301 Marine Ecology and Ecosystems
MARI 322 Coastal and Shelf Seas Oceanography
NZMSC Education

Completed Postgraduate Students

Tyler Northern – Thesis Title (MSc): Mineralisation and dissolution in two common New Zealand squid species: warty squid (Onykia ingens) and southern arrow squid (Nototodarus sloanii)

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Publications

Donlon, E. M. Y., McKinnon, J. F., & Lamare, M. D. (2021). Egg laying and embryo development of Octopus huttoni in response to temperature and season. Marine & Freshwater Research, 72, 638-646. doi: 10.1071/MF20184

Donlon, E. M. Y., Damsteegt, E. L., McKinnon, J., Higgins, F. A., & Lamare, M. D. (2019). Growth and age of the midget octopus, Octopus huttoni. Aquatic Ecology, 53(4), 689-706. doi: 10.1007/s10452-019-09719-y

Northern, T. J., Smith, A. M., McKinnon, J. F., & Bolstad, K. S. R. (2019). Trace elements in beaks of greater hooked squid Onykia ingens: Opportunities for environmental tracing. Molluscan Research, 39(1), 29-34. doi: 10.1080/13235818.2018.1495604

Northern, T., Smith, A., & McKinnon, J. (2016). Radioactive beaks: Using trace elements to track squid. Proceedings of the New Zealand Marine Sciences Society (NZMSS) and Australian Marine Sciences Association (AMSA) Conference: Sharing Ocean Resources: Now and in the Future. (pp. 62). Retrieved from https://innovators.eventsair.com/QuickEventWebsitePortal/nzmss-amsa-2016/home/Agenda

Jackson, G. D., McKinnon, J., Lalas, C., & Ardern, R. J. J. (1998). Food spectrum of the deepwater squid Moroteuthis ingens (Cephalopoda: Onychoteuthidae) in New Zealand waters. Polar Biology, (20), 56-65.

Donlon, E. M. Y., McKinnon, J. F., & Lamare, M. D. (2021). Egg laying and embryo development of Octopus huttoni in response to temperature and season. Marine & Freshwater Research, 72, 638-646. doi: 10.1071/MF20184

Journal - Research Article

Donlon, E. M. Y., Damsteegt, E. L., McKinnon, J., Higgins, F. A., & Lamare, M. D. (2019). Growth and age of the midget octopus, Octopus huttoni. Aquatic Ecology, 53(4), 689-706. doi: 10.1007/s10452-019-09719-y

Journal - Research Article

Northern, T. J., Smith, A. M., McKinnon, J. F., & Bolstad, K. S. R. (2019). Trace elements in beaks of greater hooked squid Onykia ingens: Opportunities for environmental tracing. Molluscan Research, 39(1), 29-34. doi: 10.1080/13235818.2018.1495604

Journal - Research Article

Jackson, G. D., McKinnon, J., Lalas, C., & Ardern, R. J. J. (1998). Food spectrum of the deepwater squid Moroteuthis ingens (Cephalopoda: Onychoteuthidae) in New Zealand waters. Polar Biology, (20), 56-65.

Journal - Research Article

Jackson, G. D., & McKinnon, J. (1996). Beak length analysis of the New Zealand arrow squid Nototodarus sloanii (Cephalaopoda: Ommastrephidae), New Zealand. Polar Biology, 16(16), 227-230.

Journal - Research Article

Northern, T., Smith, A., & McKinnon, J. (2016). Radioactive beaks: Using trace elements to track squid. Proceedings of the New Zealand Marine Sciences Society (NZMSS) and Australian Marine Sciences Association (AMSA) Conference: Sharing Ocean Resources: Now and in the Future. (pp. 62). Retrieved from https://innovators.eventsair.com/QuickEventWebsitePortal/nzmss-amsa-2016/home/Agenda

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

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