Marine Invasions Research
Principal Investigator


  • Cheng, Brian S. and Grosholz, Edwin D. (2016). Environmental stress mediates trophic cascade strength and resistance to invasion. Ecosphere, 7 (4)
  • 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)
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Gartner, Heidi N., Murray, Cathryn Clarke, Frey, Melissa A., Nelson, Jocelyn C., Larson, Kristen J., Ruiz, Gregory M. and Therriault, Thomas W. (2016). Non-indigenous invertebrate species in the marine fouling communities of British Columbia, Canada. BioInvasions Records: International Journal of Field Research on Biological Invasions, 5 (4) , 205-212.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.