Marine Invasions Research
Principal Investigator


  • 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.
  • MacIsaac, Hugh J., De Roy, Emma M., Leung, Brian, Grgicak-Mannion, Alice and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2016). Possible Ballast Water Transfer of Lionfish to the Eastern Pacific Ocean. PloS One, 11 (11) , 1-12.
  • Merder, Julian, Freund, Jan A., Meysick, Lukas, Simkanin, Christina, O'Riordan, Ruth M. and Power, Anne Marie. (2016). East-west spatial groupings in intertidal communities, environmental drivers and key species. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, , 1-13.
  • Moser, Cameron S., Wier, Timothy P., Grant, Jonathan F., First, Matthew R., Tamburri, Mario N., Ruiz, Gregory M., Miller, A. Whitman and Drake, Lisa A. (2016). Quantifying the total wetted surface area of the world fleet: a first step in determining the potential extent of ships’ biofouling. Biological Invasions, 18 (1) , 265-277.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ramalhosa, Patrício, Souto, Javier and Canning-Clode, João. (2016). Diversity of Bugulidae (Bryozoa, Cheilostomata) colonizing artificial substrates in the Madeira Archipelago (NE Atlantic Ocean). Helgoland Marine Research, , 1-18.
  • Sheets, Elizabeth A., Cohen, C. S., Ruiz, Gregory M. and da Rocha, Rosana M. (2016). Investigating the widespread introduction of a tropical marine fouling species. Ecology and Evolution, 6 (8) , 2453-2471.
  • 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.
  • Sigovini, Marco, Keppel, Erica and Tagliapietra, Davide. (2016). Open Nomenclature in the biodiversity era . Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 7 (10) , 1217-1225.
  • Simkanin, Christina, Fofonoff, Paul W., Larson, Kristen J., Lambert, Gretchen, Dijkstra, Jennifer A. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2016). Spatial and temporal dynamics of ascidian invasions in the continental United States and Alaska . Marine Biology, 163 (7)
  • 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.
  • Turner, B. C., de Rivera, C. E., Grosholz, E. D. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2016). Assessing population increase as a possible outcome to management of invasive species. Biological Invasions, 18 (2) , 533-548.
  • 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.
  • 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.