Marine Invasions Research
Principal Investigator


  • Cook, Elizabeth J., Shucksmith, Richard, Orr, Heather, Ashton, Gail V. and Berge, Jorgen. (2010). Fatty acid composition as a dietary indicator of the invasive caprellid, Caprella mutica (Crustacea: Amphipoda). Marine Biology, 157 (1) , 19-27.
  • Crooks, Jeffrey A., Chang, Andrew L. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2010). Aquatic pollution increases the relative success of invasive species . Biological Invasions, 13 (1) , 165-176.
  • Davidson, Ian C., Zabin, Chela J., Chang, Andrew L., Brown, Christopher W., Sytsma, Mark D. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2010). Recreational boats as potential vectors of marine organisms at an invasion hotspot. Aquatic Biology, 11 (2) , 179-191.
  • Doblin, Martina A., Murphy, Kathleen R. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2010). Thresholds for tracing ships' ballast water: an Australian case study . Marine Ecology Progress Series, 408 , 19-32.
  • Hoos, Phillip M., Miller, A. Whitman, Ruiz, Gregory M., Vrijenhoek, Robert C. and Geller, Jonathan B. (2010). Genetic and historical evidence disagree on likely sources of the Atlantic amethyst gem clam Gemma gemma (Totten, 1834) in California. Diversity & Distributions, 16 (4) , 582-592.
  • Lee, Henry,II, Reusser, Deborah A., Frazier, Melanie and Ruiz, Gregory M. . (2010). Density Matters: Review of Approaches to Setting Organism-Based Ballast Water Discharge Standards. EPA, Office of Research and Development .
  • Murphy, Kathleen R., Butler, Kenna D., Spencer, Robert G. M., Stedmon, Colin A., Boehme, Jennifer R. and Aiken, George R. (2010). Measurement of Dissolved Organic Matter Fluorescence in Aquatic Environments: An Interlaboratory Comparison. Environmental Science & Technology, 44 (24) , 9405-9412.
  • Rup, Michael P., Bailey, Sarah A., Wiley, Chris J., Minton, Mark S., Miller, A. Whitman, Ruiz, Gregory M. and MacIsaac, Hugh J. (2010). Domestic ballast operations on the Great Lakes: potential importance of Lakers as a vector for introduction and spread of nonindigenous species. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 67 (2) , 256-268.
  • Zabin, Chela J., Obernolte, Rena, Mackie, Joshua A., Gentry, Jackson, Harris, Leslie and Geller, Jonathan. (2010). A non-native bryozoan creates novel substrate on the mudflats in San Francisco Bay. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 412 , 129-139.
  • Blakeslee, April M. H., Keogh, Carolyn L., Byers, James E., Kuris, Armand M., Lafferty, Kevin D. and Torchin, Mark E. (2009). Differential escape from parasites by two competing introduced crabs . Marine Ecology Progress Series, 393 , 83-96.
  • Brawley, Susan H., Coyer, James A., Blakeslee, April M. H., Hoarau, Galice, Johnson, Ladd E., Byers, James E., Stam, Wytze T. and Olsen, Jeanine L. (2009). Historical invasions of the intertidal zone of Atlantic North America associated with distinctive patterns of trade and emigration . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106 (20) , 8239-8244.
  • Cohen, A. N. and Zabin, Chela J. (2009). Oyster shells as vectors for exotic organisms. Journal of Shellfish Research, 28 (1) , 163-167.
  • Davidson, Ian C., Brown, Christopher W., Sytsma, Mark D. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2009). The role of containerships as transfer mechanisms of marine biofouling species. Biofouling, 25 (7) , 645-655.
  • Fofonoff, Paul W., Ruiz, Gregory M., Hines, Anson H., Steves, Brian D. and Carlton, James T. (2009). Four centuries of biological invasions in tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay region. Biological invasions in marine ecosystems (479) Springer-Verlag .
  • Grosholz, Edwin D. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2009). Multlitrophic effects of invasions in marine and estuarine systems. Biological Invasions in Marine Ecosystems (305) Springer-Verlag .