Marine Invasions Research
Principal Investigator


  • Jurgens, L. J., Freestone, Amy L., Ruiz, Gregory M. and Torchin, Mark E. (2017). Prior predation alters community resistance to an extreme climate disturbance. Ecosphere, 8 (10)
  • Carlton, James T., Chapman, John W., Geller, Jonathan B., Miller, Jessica A., Carlton, Deborah A., McCuller, Megan I., Treneman, Nancy C., Steves, Brian P. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2017). Tsunami-driven rafting: Transoceanic species dispersal and implications for marine biogeography . Science, 357 (6358) , 1402-1405.
  • 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.
  • 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: Looking Forward Rather Than Revisiting Old Ground - A Reply to Zenni et al.. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 32 (11) , 809-810.
  • 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.
  • Ashton, Gail V., Morley, Simon A., Barnes, David K. A., Clark, Melody S. and Peck, Lloyd S. (2017). Warming by 1°C Drives Species and Assemblage Level Responses in Antarctica's Marine Shallows. Current biology: CB, 27 (17) , 2698-2705.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Wassick, Ann, Hughes, Melissa, Baeza, J. Antonio, 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.
  • 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.
  • Bible, Jillian M., Cheng, Brian S., Chang, Andrew L., Ferner, Matthew C., Wasson, Kerstin, Zabin, Chela J., Latta, Marilyn, Sanford, Eric, Deck, Anna and Grosholz, Edwin D. (2017). Timing of stressors alters interactive effects on a coastal foundation species. Ecology, 98 (9) , 2468-2478.
  • 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.
  • Verna, Danielle E., Harris, Bradley P., Holzer, Kimberly K. and Minton, Mark S. (2016). Ballast-borne marine invasive species: exploring the risk to coastal Alaska, USA. Management of Biological Invasions, 7 , 199-211.
  • Souto, Javier, Ramalhosa, Patrício and Canning-Clode, João. (2016). Three non-indigenous species from Madeira harbors, including a new species of Parasmittina (Bryozoa). Marine Biodiversity, , 1-10.
  • Noble, Monaca, Ruiz, Gregory M. and Murphy, Kathleen R. (2016). Chemical Assessment of Ballast Water Exchange Compliance: Implementation in North America and New Zealand. Frontiers in Marine Science, , 66.