Marine Invasions Research
Principal Investigator


  • 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.
  • Souto, Javier, Kaufmann, Manfred J. and Canning-Clode, João. (2015). New species and new records of bryozoans from shallow waters of Madeira Island. Zootaxa, 3925 (4) , 581-593.
  • 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
  • Ramalhosa, Patrício and Canning-Clode, João. (2015). The invasive caprellid Caprella scaura Templeton, 1836 (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Caprellidae) arrives on Madeira Island, Portugal . BioInvasions Records: International Journal of Field Research on Biological Invasions, 4 (2) , 97-102.
  • Muirhead, Jim R., Minton, Mark S., Miller, A. Whitman and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2015). Projected effects of the Panama Canal expansion on shipping traffic and biological invasions. Diversity & Distributions, 21 (1) , 75-87.
  • 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.
  • Minton, Mark S., Miller, A. Whitman and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2015). Implications of Ship Type on Delivery and Management of Ballast Water. Biological Invasions in Changing Ecosystems: Vectors, Ecological Impacts, Management, and Predictions (343-364) De Gruyter .
  • 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.
  • Ros, Macarena, Ashton, Gail V., Lacerda, Mariana B., Carlton, James T., Vázquez-Luis, Maite, Guerra-García, José M. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2014). The Panama Canal and the transoceanic dispersal of marine invertebrates: Evaluation of the introduced amphipod Paracaprella pusilla Mayer, 1890 in the Pacific Ocean. Marine environmental research, 99 , 204-211.
  • Ramalhosa, Patrício, Camacho-Cruz, Karla, Bastida-Zavala, Rolando and Canning-Clode, João. (2014). First record of Branchiomma bairdi McIntosh, 1885 (Annelida: Sabellidae) from Madeira island, Portugal, (northeastern Atlantic ocean). BioInvasions Records: International Journal of Field Research on Biological Invasions, 3 (4) , 235-239.
  • Miller, A. Whitman and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2014). Arctic shipping and marine invaders. Nature Climate Change, 4 (6) , 413-416.
  • Ramalhosa, Patrício, Canning-Clode, João and Biscoito, Manuel. (2014). First record of Pisa carinimana (Decapoda: Epialtidae) from Madeira Island (Northeastern Atlantic Ocean). Bocagiana, (239) , 1-7.
  • Ojaveer, Henn, Galil, Bella S., Minchin, Dan, Olenin, Sergej, Amorim, Ana, Canning-Clode, João, Chainho, Paula, Copp, Gordon H., Gollasch, Stephan, Jelmert, Anders, Lehtiniemi, Maiju, McKenzie, Cynthia, Mikuš, Josip, Miossec, Laurence, Occhipinti-Ambrogi, Anna, Pecarevic, Marijana, Pederson, Judith, Quilez-Badia, Gemma, Wijsman, Jeroen W. M. and Zenetos, Argyro. (2014). Ten recommendations for advancing the assessment and management of non-indigenous species in marine ecosystems. Marine Policy, 44 , 160-165.
  • Ashton, Gail, Davidson, Ian C. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2014). Transient small boats as a long-distance coastal vector for dispersal of biofouling organisms. Estuaries and Coasts, 37 (6) , 1572-1581.
  • Freeman, Aaren S., Blakeslee, April M. H. and Fowler, Amy E. (2013). Northward expansion of the rhizocephalan Loxothylacus panopaei (Gissler, 1884) in the northwest Atlantic . Aquatic Invasions, 8 (3) , 347-353.