Marine Invasions Research
Principal Investigator


  • Barnes, David K. A., Ashton, Gail V., Morley, Simon A. and Peck, Lloyd S. (2021). 1 degrees C warming increases spatial competition frequency and complexity in Antarctic marine macrofauna. Communications Biology, 4 (1) , 208-208.
  • Bellou, Nikoleta, Gambardella, Chiara, Karantzalos, Konstantinos, Monteiro, Joao Gama, Canning-Clode, Joao, Kemna, Stephanie, Arrieta-Giron, Camilo A. and Lemmen, Carsten. (2021). Global assessment of innovative solutions to tackle marine litter. Nature Sustainability, 4 (6) , 516-524.
  • Bernal-Ibanez, Alejandro, Cacabelos, Eva, Melo, Ricardo and Gestoso, Ignacio. (2021). The Role of Sea-Urchins in Marine Forests From Azores, Webbnesia, and Cabo Verde: Human Pressures, Climate-Change Effects and Restoration Opportunities. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8
  • Bernal-Ibanez, Alejandro, Gestoso, Ignacio, Wirtz, Peter, Kaufmann, Manfred, Serrao, Ester A., Canning-Clode, Joao and Cacabelos, Eva. (2021). The collapse of marine forests: drastic reduction in populations of the family Sargassaceae in Madeira Island (NE Atlantic). Regional Environmental Change, 21 (3)
  • Blakeslee, April M. H., Pochtar, Darby L., Fowler, Amy E., Moore, Chris S., Lee, Timothy S., Barnard, Rebecca B., Swanson, Kyle M., Lukas, Laura C., Ruocchio, Matthew, Torchin, Mark E., Miller, A. Whitman, Ruiz, Gregory M. and Tepolt, Carolyn K. (2021). Invasion of the body snatchers: the role of parasite introduction in host distribution and response to salinity in invaded estuaries. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 288 (1953)
  • Castro, Nuno, Ramalhosa, Patricio, Cacabelos, Eva, Costa, Jose L., Canning-Clode, Joao and Gestoso, Ignacio. (2021). Winners and losers: prevalence of non-indigenous species under simulated marine heatwaves and high propagule pressure. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 668 , 21-38.
  • Ceballos-Osuna, Lina, Scianni, Chris, Falkner, Maurya, Nedelcheva, Raya and Miller, Whitman. (2021). Proxy-based model to assess the relative contribution of ballast water and biofouling's potential propagule pressure and prioritize vessel inspections. Plos One, 16 (7)
  • Copp, Gordon H., Vilizzi, Lorenzo, Wei, Hui, Li, Shan, Piria, Marina, Al-Faisal, Abbas J., Almeida, David, Atique, Usman, Al-Wazzan, Zainab, Bakiu, Rigers, Basic, Tea, Bui, Thuyet D., Canning-Clode, Joao, Castro, Nuno, Chaichana, Ratcha, Coker, Tulin, Dashinov, Dimitriy, Ekmekci, F. Guler, Eros, Tibor, Ferincz, Arpad, Ferreira, Teresa, Giannetto, Daniela, Gilles, Allan S., Jr., Glowacki, Lukasz, Goulletquer, Philippe, et al. (2021). Speaking their language - Development of a multilingual decision-support tool for communicating invasive species risks to decision makers and stakeholders. Environmental Modelling & Software, 135 , 104900-104900.
  • Edmiston, Christine A., Cochlan, William P., Ikeda, Christopher E. and Chang, Andrew L. (2021). Impacts of a temperate to tropical voyage on the microalgal hull fouling community of an atypically-operated vessel. Marine pollution bulletin, 165
  • Freestone, Amy L., Torchin, Mark E., Jurgens, Laura J., Bonfim, Mariana, López, Diana P., Repetto, Michele F., Schlöder, Carmen, Sewall, Brent J. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2021). Stronger predation intensity and impact on prey communities in the tropics . Ecology,
  • Gignoux-Wolfsohn, Sarah A., Newcomb, Matilda S. R., Ruiz, Gregory M. and Lohan, Katrina M. Pagenkopp. (2021). Environmental factors drive the release of Perkinsus marinus from infected oysters. Parasitology, 148 (5) , 532-538.
  • Gizzi, Francesca, Monteiro, Joao Gama, Silva, Rodrigo, Schaefer, Susanne, Castro, Nuno, Almeida, Silvia, Chebaane, Sahar, Bernal-Ibanez, Alejandro, Henriques, Filipe, Gestoso, Ignacio and Canning-Clode, Joao. (2021). Disease Outbreak in a Keystone Grazer Population Brings Hope to the Recovery of Macroalgal Forests in a Barren Dominated Island. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8
  • Grosholz, Edwin, Ashton, Gail, Bradley, Marko, Brown, Christopher W., Ceballos-Osuna, Lina, Chang, Andrew, de Rivera, Catherine, Gonzalez, Julie, Heineke, Marcella, Marraffini, Michelle, McCann, Linda, Pollard, Erica, Pritchard, Ian, Ruiz, Gregory, Turner, Brian and Tepolt, Carolyn. (2021). Stage-specific overcompensation, the hydra effect, and the failure to eradicate an invasive predator. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 118 (12)
  • Grosholz, Edwin, Drill, Sabrina, McCann, Linda and Bimrose, Kate. (2021). Engaging the importance of community scientists in the management of an invasive marine pest . California Agriculture, 75 (1) , 40-45.
  • Gueroun, Sonia K. M., Javidpour, Jamileh, Andrade, Carlos, Nogueira, Natacha, Freitas, Mafalda and Canning-Clode, Joao. (2021). Pelagic Cnidaria and Ctenophora diversity patterns and trends in Macaronesia insular systems (NE Atlantic). Marine Biodiversity, 51 (2)