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.
  • Gestoso, I., Ramalhosa, P., Oliveira, P. and Canning-Clode, João. (2017). Marine protected communities against biological invasions: A case study from an offshore island. Marine pollution bulletin, 119 (1) , 72-80.
  • Ramalhosa, Patrício, Nebra, Alfonso, Gestoso, Ignacio and Canning-Clode, João. (2017). First record of the non-indigenous isopods Paracerceis sculpta (Holmes, 1904) and Sphaeroma walkeri Stebbing, 1905 (Isopoda, Sphaeromatidae) for Madeira Island. Crustaceana, 90 (14) , 1747-1764.
  • Davidson, Ian C., Minton, Mark S., Carney, Katharine J., Miller, A. W. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2017). Pioneering patterns of ballast treatment in the emerging era of marine vector management. Marine Policy, 78 , 158-162.
  • Wassick, Ann, Hughes, Melissa, Baeza, J. Antonio, Fowler, Amy and Wilber, Dara. (2017). Spacing and movement in the green porcelain crab Petrolisthes armatus: evidence for male competition and mate guarding. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology, 50 (2) , 165-177.
  • Jurgens, L. J., Freestone, Amy L., Ruiz, Gregory M. and Torchin, Mark E. (2017). Prior predation alters community resistance to an extreme climate disturbance. Ecosphere, 8 (10)
  • Pagenkopp Lohan, Katrina M., Fleischer, Robert C., Torchin, Mark E. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2017). Protistan Biogeography: A Snapshot Across a Major Shipping Corridor Spanning Two Oceans. Protist, 168 (2) , 183-196.
  • Bible, Jillian M., Cheng, Brian S., Chang, Andrew L., Ferner, Matthew C., Wasson, Kerstin, Zabin, Chela J., Latta, Marilyn, Sanford, Eric, Deck, Anna and Grosholz, Edwin D. (2017). Timing of stressors alters interactive effects on a coastal foundation species. Ecology, 98 (9) , 2468-2478.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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