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Dr Jean McKinnon

Contact Detailsjean_mckinnon

Office: 310 Castle Street, room 141
Tel: 64 3 479 5453
Email: jean.mckinnon@otago.ac.nz

Academic Qualifications

BSc, Otago
MSc, Otago
PhD, University of Otago

Research Interests

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

Courses

MARI 112 Global Marine Systems
MARI 202 Marine Invertebrate Ecology and Biology
MARI 301 Marine Ecology
OCEN 322 Biological Oceanography
NZMSC Education

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

Northern, T. J., Smith, A. M., McKinnon, J. F., & Bolstad, K. S. R. (2018). Trace elements in beaks of greater hooked squid Onykia ingens: Opportunities for environmental tracing. Molluscan Research. Advance online publication. 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.

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

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. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10452-019-09719-y

Northern, T. J., Smith, A. M., McKinnon, J. F., & Bolstad, K. S. R. (2018). Trace elements in beaks of greater hooked squid Onykia ingens: Opportunities for environmental tracing. Molluscan Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/13235818.2018.1495604

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.

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.

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

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

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