Marine Invasions Research
Principal Investigator


  • Blakeslee, April M. H., Kamakura, Yumi, Onufrey, Jaclyn, Makino, Wataru, Urabe, Jotaro, Park, Susan, Keogh, Carolyn L., Miller, A. W., Minton, Mark S., Carlton, James T. and Miura, Osamu. (2017). Erratum to: Reconstructing the Invasion History of the Asian shorecrab, Hemigrapsus sanguineus (De Haan 1835) in the Western Atlantic. Marine Biology, 164 (4) , 88.
  • Canning-Clode, João and Carlton, James T. (2017). Refining and expanding global climate change scenarios in the sea: Poleward creep complexities, range termini, and setbacks and surges. Diversity & Distributions, 23 (5) , 463-473.
  • Carney, Katharine J., Minton, Mark S., Holzer, Kimberly K., Miller, A. W., McCann, Linda D. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2017). Evaluating the combined effects of ballast water management and trade dynamics on transfers of marine organisms by ships. PloS One, 12 (3) , e0172468.
  • Cheng, Brian S., Komoroske, Lisa M. and Grosholz, Edwin D. (2017). Trophic sensitivity of invasive predator and native prey interactions: integrating environmental context and climate change. Functional Ecology, 31 (3) , 642-652.
  • Davidson, Ian C., Minton, Mark S., Carney, Katharine J., Miller, A. W. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2017). Pioneering patterns of ballast treatment in the emerging era of marine vector management. Marine Policy, 78 , 158-162.
  • Gestoso, I., Ramalhosa, P., Oliveira, P. and Canning-Clode, João. (2017). Marine protected communities against biological invasions: A case study from an offshore island. Marine pollution bulletin, 119 (1) , 72-80.
  • Holzer, Kimberly K., Muirhead, Jim R., Minton, Mark S., Carney, Katharine J., Miller, A. W. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2017). Potential effects of LNG trade shift on transfer of ballast water and biota by ships. Science of The Total Environment, 580 , 1470-1474.
  • Moser, Cameron S., Wier, Timothy P., First, Matthew R., Grant, Jonathan F., Riley, Scott C., Robbins-Wamsley, Stephanie, Tamburri, Mario N., Ruiz, Gregory M., Miller, A. Whitman and Drake, Lisa A. (2017). Quantifying the extent of niche areas in the global fleet of commercial ships: the potential for super-hot spots of biofouling. Biological Invasions, 19 (6) , 1745-1759.
  • Pagenkopp Lohan, Katrina M., Fleischer, Robert C., Torchin, Mark E. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2017). Protistan Biogeography: A Snapshot Across a Major Shipping Corridor Spanning Two Oceans. Protist, 168 (2) , 183-196.
  • Ricciardi, Anthony, Blackburn, Tim M., Carlton, James T., Dick, Jaimie T. A., Hulme, Philip E., Iacarella, Josephine C., Jeschke, Jonathan M., Liebhold, Andrew M., Lockwood, Julie L., MacIsaac, Hugh J., Pysek, Petr, Richardson, David M., Ruiz, Gregory M., Simberloff, Daniel, Sutherland, William J., Wardle, David A. and Aldridge, David C. (2017). Invasion Science: A Horizon Scan of Emerging Challenges and Opportunities. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 32 (6) , 464-474.
  • Simkanin, Christina, Davidson, Ian C., Therriault, Thomas W., Jamieson, Glen and Dower, John F. (2017). Manipulating propagule pressure to test the invasibility of subtidal marine habitats. Biological Invasions, 19 (5) , 1565-1575.
  • Sun, Yanan, Wong, Eunice, Keppel, Erica, Williamson, Jane E. and Kupriyanova, Elena K. (2017). A global invader or a complex of regionally distributed species? Clarifying the status of an invasive calcareous tubeworm Hydroides dianthus (Verrill, 1873) (Polychaeta: Serpulidae) using DNA barcoding. Marine Biology, 164
  • Ashton, Gail V., Davidson, Ian C., Geller, J. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2016). Disentangling the biogeography of ship biofouling: barnacles in the Northeast Pacific. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 25 (6) , 739-750.
  • Cheng, Brian S. and Grosholz, Edwin D. (2016). Environmental stress mediates trophic cascade strength and resistance to invasion. Ecosphere, 7 (4)
  • Cheng, Brian S., Chang, Andrew L., Deck, Anna and Ferner, Matthew C. (2016). Atmospheric rivers and the mass mortality of wild oysters: insight into an extreme future?. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 283 (1844)