Marine Invasions Research
Principal Investigator


  • Ashton, Gail V., Burrows, Michael T., Willis, Kate J. and Cook, Elizabeth J. (2010). Seasonal population dynamics of the non-native Caprella mutica (Crustacea, Amphipoda) on the west coast of Scotland . Marine and Freshwater Research, 61 (5) , 549-559.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Henderson, R. K., Baker, A., Murphy, Kathleen R., Hambly, A., Stuetz, R. M. and Khan, S. J. (2009). Fluorescence as a potential monitoring tool for recycled water systems: A review. Water research, 43 (4) , 863-881.
  • 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 .
  • Cohen, A. N. and Zabin, Chela J. (2009). Oyster shells as vectors for exotic organisms. Journal of Shellfish Research, 28 (1) , 163-167.
  • Zabin, Chela J. (2009). Battle of the barnacle newcomers: niche compression in invading species in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 381 , 175-182.
  • 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.
  • Willis, Kate J., Woods, Chris M. C. and Ashton, Gail V. (2009). Caprella mutica in the Southern Hemisphere: Atlantic origins, distribution, and reproduction of an alien marine amphipod in New Zealand. Aquatic Biology, 7 (3) , 249-259.
  • Santagata, Scott, Bacela, Karolina, Reid, David F., Mclean, Kevin A., Cohen, Jill S., Cordell, Jeffery R., Brown, Christopher W., Johengen, Thomas H. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2009). Concentrated sodium chloride brine solutions as an additional treatment for preventing the introduction of nonindigenous species in the ballast tanks of ships declaring no ballast on board . Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 28 (2) , 346-353.
  • Ruiz, Gregory M., Freestone, Amy L., Fofonoff, Paul W. and Simkanin, Christina. (2009). Habitat distribution and heterogeneity in marine invasion dynamics: The importance of hard substrate and artificial structure. Marine Hard Bottom Communities (321-332) Springer Berlin Heidelberg .
  • Riedlecker, Eva I., Ashton, Gail V. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2009). Geometric morphometric analysis discriminates native and non-native species of Caprellidae in western North America. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 89 (3) , 535-542.
  • Miller, A. Whitman and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2009). Differentiating successful and failed invaders: Species pools and the importance of defining vector, source and recipient regions. Biological Invasions in Marine Ecosystems (153) 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 .