Marine Invasions Research
Principal Investigator


  • Miller, A. Whitman, Davidson, Ian C., Minton, Mark S., Steves, Brian, Moser, Cameron S., Drake, Lisa A. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2018). Evaluation of wetted surface area of commercial ships as biofouling habitat flux to the United States . Biological Invasions, 20 (8) , 1977-1990.
  • Miller, Jessica A., Carlton, James T., Chapman, John W., Geller, Jonathan B. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2018). Transoceanic dispersal of the mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis on Japanese tsunami marine debris: An approach for evaluating rafting of a coastal species at sea. Marine pollution bulletin, 132 , 60-69.
  • Miller, Jessica A., Gillman, Reva, Carlton, James T., Murray, Cathryn Clarke, Nelson, Jocelyn C., Otani, Michio and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2018). Trait-based characterization of species transported on Japanese tsunami marine debris: Effect of prior invasion history on trait distribution. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 132 , 90-101.
  • Newcomer, Katherine, Marraffini, Michelle L. and Chang, Andrew L. (2018). Distribution patterns of the introduced encrusting bryozoan Conopeum chesapeakensis (Osburn 1944; Banta et al. 1995) in an estuarine environment in upper San Francisco Bay . Journal of experimental marine biology and ecology, 504 , 20-31.
  • Ojaveer, Henn, Galil, Bella S., Carlton, James T., Alleway, Heidi, Goulletquer, Philippe, Lehtiniemi, Maiju, Marchini, Agnese, Miller, Whitman, Occhipinti-Ambrogi, Anna, Peharda, Melita, Ruiz, Gregory M., Williams, Susan L. and Zaiko, Anastasija. (2018). Historical baselines in marine bioinvasions: Implications for policy and management. PloS One, 13 (8) , e0202383-e0202383.
  • Pagenkopp Lohan, Katrina M., Hill-Spanik, Kristina, Torchin, Mark E., Fleischer, Robert C., Carnegie, Ryan B., Reece, Kimberly S. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2018). Phylogeography and connectivity of molluscan parasites: Perkinsus spp. in Panama and beyond. International journal for parasitology, 48 (2) , 135-144.
  • Riera, Lea, Ramalhosa, Patricio, Canning-Clode, João and Gestoso, Ignacio. (2018). Variability in the settlement of non-indigenous species in benthic communities from an oceanic island. Helgoland Marine Research, 72 , 15-15.
  • Sangil, Carlos, Martins, Gustavo M., Carlos Hernandez, Jose, Alves, Filipe, Neto, Ana I., Ribeiro, Claudia, Leon-Cisneros, Karla, Canning-Clode, João, Rosas-Alquicira, Edgar, Carlos Mendoza, Jose, Titley, Ian, Wallenstein, Francisco, Couto, Ruben P. and Kaufmann, Manfred. (2018). Shallow subtidal macroalgae in the North-eastern Atlantic archipelagos (Macaronesian region): a spatial approach to community structure. European Journal of Phycology, 53 (1) , 83-98.
  • Souto, Javier, Ramalhosa, Patrício and Canning-Clode, João. (2018). Three non-indigenous species from Madeira harbors, including a new species of Parasmittina (Bryozoa) . Marine Biodiversity, 48 (2) , 977-986.
  • Therriault, Thomas W., Nelson, Jocelyn C., Carlton, James T., Liggan, Lauran, Otani, Michio, Kawai, Hiroshi, Scriven, Danielle, Ruiz, Gregory M. and Clarke Murray, Cathryn. (2018). The invasion risk of species associated with Japanese Tsunami Marine Debris in Pacific North America and Hawaii. Marine pollution bulletin, 132 , 82-89.
  • Wieland, Robert, Fowler, Amy E. and Miller, A. Whitman. (2018). Naked in trays: How the trade in live marine baitworms could decrease species invasions. Management of Biological Invasions, 9 (2) , 79-84.
  • Zabin, Chela J., Davidson, Ian C., Holzer, Kimberly K., Smith, George, Ashton, Gail V., Tamburri, Mario N. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2018). How will vessels be inspected to meet emerging biofouling regulations for the prevention of marine invasions?. Management of Biological Invasions, 9 (3) , 195-208.
  • Ashton, Gail V., Morley, Simon A., Barnes, David K. A., Clark, Melody S. and Peck, Lloyd S. (2017). Warming by 1°C Drives Species and Assemblage Level Responses in Antarctica's Marine Shallows. Current Biology, 27 (17) , 2698-2705.
  • Bastida-Zavala, J., McCann, Linda D., Keppel, Erica and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2017). The fouling serpulids (Polychaeta: Serpulidae) from United States coastal waters: an overview. European Journal of Taxonomy, (344) , 1-76.
  • 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.