Staff Profile
Photo of Katy at Orpheus Island, GBR



BA from Williams College (2014) in Environmental Biology and Honors in Maritime Studies. Research interests include invasive species, marine ecology, and marine invertebrates. 

SERC Projects

Fouling Panel Invasive Species Surveys, Anemone and Barnacle taxonomy, General Invertebrate taxonomy, Vessel Hull Fouling, Invader ID, Invasive Species Eradication, etc.


Newcomer K, Flenniken M, Carlton J (2019) Home and away and home again: Discovery of a native reproductive strategy of the globally invading sea anemone Diadumene lineata (Verrill, 1869) in a satellite population. Biological Invasions 21: 1491

Newcomer K, Marraffini M, Chang AL (2018) Distribution patterns of the introduced encrusting bryozoan Conopeum chesapeakensis (Osburn 1944; Banta et al. 1995) in an estuarine environment in upper San Francisco Bay. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 504: 20-31