Marine Invasions Research
Principal Investigator


  • 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.
  • Pagenkopp Lohan, Katrina M., Fleischer, Robert C., Carney, Katharine J., Holzer, Kimberly K. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2017). Molecular characterisation of protistan species and communities in ships' ballast water across three U.S. coasts. Diversity and Distributions, 23 (6) , 680-691.
  • Hughes, Kevin A. and Ashton, Gail V. (2017). Breaking the ice: the introduction of biofouling organisms to Antarctica on vessel hulls. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 27 (1) , 158-164.
  • 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
  • Simkanin, Christina and Cawood, Alison. (2017). Junior scientists: Senior scientists as allies for equity. Nature, 546 (7658) , 352.
  • 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.
  • Miller, Jessica A., Carlton, James T., Chapman, John W., Geller, Jonathan B. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2017). Transoceanic dispersal of the mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis on Japanese tsunami marine debris: An approach for evaluating rafting of a coastal species at sea. Marine pollution bulletin,
  • 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 and Evolution, 32 (6) , 464-474.
  • Tracy, Brianna M., Larson, Kristen J., Ashton, Gail V., Lambert, Gretchen, Chang, Andrew L. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2017). Northward range expansion of three non-native ascidians on the west coast of North America. Bioinvasions Records, 6 (3) , 203-209.
  • Sá, Erica, Fidalgo, e. Costa, Cancela, da Fonseca, Alves, Ana Sofia, Castro, Nuno, dos, Santos Cabral, Chainho, Paula, Canning-Clode, João, Melo, Pedro, Pombo, Ana Margarida and Costa, José Lino. (2017). Trade of live bait in Portugal and risks of introduction of non-indigenous species associated to importation. Ocean & Coastal Management, 146 , 121-128.
  • 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.
  • Madricardo, Fantina, Foglini, Federica, Kruss, Aleksandra, Ferrarin, Christian, Pizzeghello, Nicola Marco, Murri, Chiara, Rossi, Monica, Bajo, Marco, Bellafiore, Debora, Campiani, Elisabetta, Fogarin, Stefano, Grande, Valentina, Janowski, Lukasz, Keppel, Erica, Leidi, Elisa, Lorenzetti, Giuliano, Maicu, Francesco, Maselli, Vittorio, Mercorella, Alessandra, Montereale Gavazzi, Giacomo, Minuzzo, Tiziano, Pellegrini, Claudio, Petrizzo, Antonio, Prampolini, Mariacristina, Remia, Alessandro, et al. (2017). High resolution multibeam and hydrodynamic datasets of tidal channels and inlets of the Venice Lagoon. Scientific Data, 4
  • Bastida-Zavala, J., McCann, Linda D., Keppel, Erica and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2017). The fouling serpulids (Polychaeta: Serpulidae) from United States coastal waters: an overview. European Journal of Taxonomy, (344)
  • 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.
  • 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.