Marine Invasions Research
Principal Investigator


  • 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 .
  • 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.
  • 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 .
  • Murphy, Kathleen R., Boehme, Jennifer R., Noble, Monaca, Smith, George E. and Ruiz, Gregory M. (2009). Deducing ballast water sources in ships arriving in New Zealand from southeastern Australia. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 390 , 39-53.
  • 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.
  • Ruiz, Gregory M. and Hewitt, Chad. (2009). Latitudinal Patterns of Biological Invasions in Marine Ecosystems: A Polar Perspective . Smithsonian at the Poles: Contributions to International Polar Year Science (347-358) .