Arny Blanchard

Arny Blanchard

Research Professional

Fisheries Population and Biometry
Marine Biology
Marine Invertebrates

College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
127 O'Neill
905 N. Koyukuk Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775



University of Alaska Fairbanks
B.S. Biological Sciences

University of Alaska Fairbanks
M.S. Statistics

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Ph.D. Marine Biology


Curriculum Vitae



Gray, B.P., B.L. Norcross, A.H. Beaudreau, A.L. Blanchard and A.C. Seitz. (2017). "Food habits of Arctic staghorn sculpin (Gymnocanthus tricuspis) and shorthorn sculpin (Myoxocephalus scorpius) in the northeastern Chukchi and western Beaufort Seas". Deep Sea Research II. 135:111-123.

Beatty, W.S., C.V. Jay, A.S. Fischbach, J.M. Grebmeier, R.L. Taylor, A.L. Blanchard and S.C. Jewett. (2016). "Space use of a dominant Arctic vertebrate: Effects of prey, sea ice, and land on Pacific walrus resource selection". Biological Conservation. 203:25-32.

Blanchard, A.L.. (2015). "Variability of macrobenthic diversity and distributions in Alaskan sub-Arctic and Arctic marine systems with application to worldwide Arctic Systems". Marine Biodiversity. 45(4):781–795.

Grebmeier JM, BA Bluhm, LW Cooper, SL Danielson, KR Arrigo, AL Blanchard, JT Clarke, RH Days, KE Frey, RR Gradinger, M Kedra, B Konar, KJ Kuletz, SH Lee, JR Lavvorn, BL Norcross, SR Okkonen. (2015). "Ecosystem characteristics and processes facilitating persistent macrobenthic biomass hotspots and associated benthivory in the Pacific Arctic". Progress in Oceanography. 136:92-114.

Tu, K.L., Blanchard, A.L., Iken, K. Horstmann-Dehn, L. (2015). "Small-scale spatial variability in benthic food webs in the northeastern Chukchi Sea". Marine Ecology Progress Series. 528:19-37.

Blanchard, A.L., and H.M. Feder. (2014). "Interactions of habitat complexity and environmental characteristics with macrobenthic community structure at multiple spatial scales in the northeastern Chukchi Sea". Deep Sea Research II. 102:132–143.

Blanchard, A.L., C.L. Parris, A.L. Knowlton, and N.R. Wade. (2013). "Benthic ecology of the northeastern Chukchi Sea. Part II. Spatial variation of megafaunal community structure, 2009–2010". Continental Shelf Research. 67:67-76.

Blanchard, A.L., C.L. Parris, A.L. Knowlton, and N.R. Wade. (2013). "Benthic ecology of the northeastern Chukchi Sea. Part I. Environmental characteristics and macrofaunal community structure, 2008–2010". Continental Shelf Research. 67:52–66.

A. S. Naidu, A. L. Blanchard, D. Misra, J. H. Trefry, D. H. Dasher, J. J. Kelley and I. Venkatesan. (2012). "Historical Changes in Trace Metals and Hydrocarbons in Nearshore Sediments, Alaskan Beaufort Sea, Prior and Subsequent to Petroleum-related Industrial Development: Part I". Trace Metals Marine Pollution Bulletin. 64:2177-2189.

Blanchard, A.L., H.M. Feder, and D.G. Shaw. (2011). "Associations between macrofauna and sediment hydrocarbons from treated ballast water effluent at a marine oil terminal in Port Valdez, Alaska". Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 178:461–476.



  • Environmental Statistics
  • Benthic Ecology
  • Invertebrate Taxonomy



  • American Statistical Association
  • Sigma Xi