Marine Invasions Research
Principal Investigator


  • Cheng, Brian S., Komoroske, Lisa M. and Grosholz, Edwin D. (2017). Trophic sensitivity of invasive predator and native prey interactions: integrating environmental context and climate change. Functional Ecology, 31 (3) , 642-652.
  • Tracy, Brianna M., Larson, Kristen J., Ashton, Gail V., Lambert, Gretchen, Chang, Andrew L. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2017). Northward range expansion of three non-native ascidians on the west coast of North America. Bioinvasions Records, 6 (3) , 203-209.
  • Sá, Erica, Fidalgo, e. Costa, Cancela, da Fonseca, Alves, Ana Sofia, Castro, Nuno, dos, Santos Cabral, Chainho, Paula, Canning-Clode, João, Melo, Pedro, Pombo, Ana Margarida and Costa, José Lino. (2017). Trade of live bait in Portugal and risks of introduction of non-indigenous species associated to importation. Ocean & Coastal Management, 146 , 121-128.
  • Blakeslee, April M. H., Kamakukra, Yumi, Onufrey, Jaclyn, Makino, Wataru, Urabe, Jotaro, Park, Susan, Keogh, Carolyn L., Miller, A. Whitman, Minton, Mark S., Carlton, James T. and Miura, Osamu. (2017). Reconstructing the Invasion History of the Asian shorecrab, Hemigrapsus sanguineus (De Haan 1835) in the Western Atlantic. Marine Biology, 164 (3) , 47.
  • Madricardo, Fantina, Foglini, Federica, Kruss, Aleksandra, Ferrarin, Christian, Pizzeghello, Nicola Marco, Murri, Chiara, Rossi, Monica, Bajo, Marco, Bellafiore, Debora, Campiani, Elisabetta, Fogarin, Stefano, Grande, Valentina, Janowski, Lukasz, Keppel, Erica, Leidi, Elisa, Lorenzetti, Giuliano, Maicu, Francesco, Maselli, Vittorio, Mercorella, Alessandra, Montereale Gavazzi, Giacomo, Minuzzo, Tiziano, Pellegrini, Claudio, Petrizzo, Antonio, Prampolini, Mariacristina, Remia, Alessandro, et al. (2017). High resolution multibeam and hydrodynamic datasets of tidal channels and inlets of the Venice Lagoon. Scientific Data, 4
  • Canning-Clode, João and Carlton, James T. (2017). Refining and expanding global climate change scenarios in the sea: Poleward creep complexities, range termini, and setbacks and surges. Diversity & Distributions, 23 (5) , 463-473.
  • 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.
  • Sun, Yanan, Wong, Eunice, Keppel, Erica, Williamson, Jane E. and Kupriyanova, Elena K. (2017). A global invader or a complex of regionally distributed species? Clarifying the status of an invasive calcareous tubeworm Hydroides dianthus (Verrill, 1873) (Polychaeta: Serpulidae) using DNA barcoding. Marine Biology, 164
  • Brennecke, Dennis, Duarte, Bernardo, Paiva, Filipa, Caçador, Isabel and Canning-Clode, João. (2016). Microplastics as vector for heavy metal contamination from the marine environment. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 178 , 189-195.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ashton, Gail V., Davidson, Ian C., Geller, J. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2016). Disentangling the biogeography of ship biofouling: barnacles in the Northeast Pacific. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 25 (6) , 739-750.
  • 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.
  • 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.