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 & Evolution, 32 (11) , 809-810.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Lorenti, Maurizio, Keppel, Erica, Petrocelli, Antonella, Sigovini, Marco and Tagliapietra, Davide. (2016). The non-indigenous Paranthura japonica Richardson, 1909 (Isopoda: Anthuroidea: Paranthuridae) from the Mar Piccolo lagoon, Taranto (Italy, Mediterranean Sea) . Environmental science and pollution research international, 23 (13) , 12791-12796.