Marine Invasions Research
Principal Investigator


  • 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
  • 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.
  • Pagenkopp Lohan, K. M., Fleischer, Robert C., Carney, K. J., Holzer, Kimberly K. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2016). Amplicon-Based Pyrosequencing Reveals High Diversity of Protistan Parasites in Ships' Ballast Water: Implications for Biogeography and Infectious Diseases. Microbial ecology, 71 (3) , 530-542.
  • Zabin, Chela J., Wasson, Kerstin and Fork, Susanne. (2016). Restoration of native oysters in a highly invaded estuary . Biological Conservation, 202 , 78-87.
  • Sigovini, Marco, Keppel, Erica and Tagliapietra, Davide. (2016). Open Nomenclature in the biodiversity era . Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 7 (10) , 1217-1225.
  • 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.
  • Sherman, C. D. H., Lotterhos, K. E., Richardson, M. F., Tepolt, Carolyn K., Rollins, L. A., Palumbi, S. R. and Miller, A. D. (2016). What are we missing about marine invasions? Filling in the gaps with evolutionary genomics. Marine Biology, 163 (10) , 1-24.
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Wasson, Kerstin, Hughes, Brent B., Berriman, John S., Chang, Andrew L., Deck, Anna K., Dinnel, Paul A., Endris, Charlie, Espinoza, Michael, Dudas, Sarah, Ferner, Matthew C., Grosholz, Edwin D., Kimbro, David, Ruesink, Jennifer L., Trimble, Alan C., Vander Schaaf, Dick, Zabin, Chela J. and Zacherl, Danielle C. (2016). Coast-wide recruitment dynamics of Olympia oysters reveal limited synchrony and multiple predictors of failure. Ecology, 97 (12) , 3503-3516.
  • 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.