Marine Invasions Research
Principal Investigator


  • 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.
  • Zabin, Chela J., Wasson, Kerstin and Fork, Susanne. (2016). Restoration of native oysters in a highly invaded estuary . Biological Conservation, 202 , 78-87.
  • Blakeslee, April M. H., Keogh, Carolyn L., Fowler, Amy E. and Griffen, Blaine D. (2015). Assessing the effects of trematode infection on invasive green crabs in eastern north america . PloS One, 10 (6) , 1-20.
  • Byers, James E., Smith, Rachel S., Pringle, James M., Clark, Graeme F., Gribben, Paul E., Hewitt, Chad L., Inglis, Graeme J., Johnston, Emma L., Ruiz, Gregory M., Stachowicz, John J. and Bishop, Melanie J. (2015). Invasion Expansion: Time since introduction best predicts global ranges of marine invaders. Scientific Reports, 5
  • Chainho, Paula, Fernandes, António, Amorim, Ana, Ávila, Sérgio P., Canning-Clode, João, Castro, João J., Costa, Ana C., Costa, José L., Cruz, Teresa, Gollasch, Stephan, Grazziotin-Soares, Clarissa, Melo, Ricardo, Micael, Joana, Parente, Manuela I., Semedo, Jorge, Silva, Teresa, Sobral, Dinah, Sousa, Mó, Torres, Paulo, Veloso, Vera and Costa, Maria J. (2015). Non-indigenous species in Portuguese coastal areas, coastal lagoons, estuaries and islands. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 167, Part A , 199-211.
  • Cheng, Brian S., Bible, Jillian M., Chang, Andrew L., Ferner, Matthew C., Wasson, Kerstin, Zabin, Chela J., Latta, Marilyn, Deck, Anna, Todgham, Anne E. and Grosholz, Edwin D. (2015). Testing local and global stressor impacts on a coastal foundation species using an ecologically realistic framework. Global Change Biology, 21 (7) , 2488-2499.
  • Kelley, Amanda L., Rivera, Catherine E. de, Grosholz, Edwin D., Ruiz, Gregory M., Yamada, Sylvia Behrens and Gillespie, Graham. (2015). Thermogeographic variation in body size of Carcinus maenas, the European green crab. Marine Biology, 162 (8) , 1625-1635.