Marine Invasions Research
Principal Investigator


  • Simkanin, Christina and Cawood, Alison. (2017). Junior scientists: Senior scientists as allies for equity. Nature, 546 (7658) , 352.
  • 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
  • Wassick, Ann, Hughes, Melissa, Antonio Baeza, J., Fowler, Amy and Wilber, Dara. (2017). Spacing and movement in the green porcelain crab Petrolisthes armatus: evidence for male competition and mate guarding. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology, 50 (2) , 165-177.
  • 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.
  • Chang, Andrew L., Deck, Anna K., Sullivan, Lindsay J., Morgan, Steven G. and Ferner, Matthew C. (2016). Upstream-Downstream Shifts in Peak Recruitment of the Native Olympia Oyster in San Francisco Bay During Wet and Dry Years. Estuaries and Coasts, , 1-14.
  • 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)
  • Crooks, Jeffrey A., Chang, Andrew L. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2016). Decoupling the response of an estuarine shrimp to architectural components of habitat structure. PeerJ, 4
  • Davidson, Ian C., Scianni, Christopher, Hewitt, Chad, Everett, Richard, Holm, Eric, Tamburri, Mario and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2016). Mini-review: Assessing the drivers of ship biofouling management - aligning industry and biosecurity goals. Biofouling, 32 (4) , 411-428.
  • Dijkstra, Jennifer A. and Simkanin, Christina. (2016). Intraspecific response of colonial ascidians to variable salinity stress in an era of global change . Marine Ecology Progress Series, 551 , 215-225.
  • Fowler, Amy E., Blakeslee, April M. H., Canning-Clode, João, Repetto, Michele F., Phillip, Anne M., Carlton, James T., Moser, Fredrika C., Ruiz, Gregory M. and Miller, A. Whitman. (2016). Opening Pandora's bait box: a potent vector for biological invasions of live marine species. Diversity & Distributions, 22 (1) , 30-42.
  • Gartner, Heidi N., Murray, Cathryn Clarke, Frey, Melissa A., Nelson, Jocelyn C., Larson, Kristen J., Ruiz, Gregory M. and Therriault, Thomas W. (2016). Non-indigenous invertebrate species in the marine fouling communities of British Columbia, Canada. BioInvasions Records: International Journal of Field Research on Biological Invasions, 5 (4) , 205-212.
  • Jimenez, Haizea and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2016). Contribution of non-native species to soft-sediment marine community structure of San Francisco Bay, California. Biological Invasions, 18 (7) , 2007-2016.
  • Jimenez, Haizea, Dumas, Pascal, Mouillot, David, Bigot, Lionel and Ferraris, Jocelyne. (2016). Harvesting effects on functional structure and composition of tropical invertebrate assemblages. ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil, 73 (2) , 420-428.