Publications on Ballast Water

Ashton, GV, MI Stevens, MC Hart, DH Green, MT Burrows, EJ Cook and KJ Willis. 2008. Mitochondrial DNA reveals multiple Northern Hemisphere introductions of Caprella mutica (Crustacea, Amphipoda). Mol. Ecol. 17: 1293-1303

Murphy KR, MP Field, TD Waite, and GM Ruiz. (In press). Trace elements in ships' ballast water as tracers of mid-ocean exchange. Science of the Total Environment.

Murphy KR, CA Stedmon, TD Waite, and GM Ruiz. 2008. Distinguishing between terrestrial and autochthonous organic matter sources in marine environments using fluorescence spectroscopy. Mar. Chem. 108: 40-58

Quilez-Badia G, T McCollin, KD Josefsen, A Vourdachas, ME Gill, E Mesbahi, and CLJ Frid. 2008. On board short time high temperature heat treatment of ballast water: A field trial under operational conditions. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 56: 127-135

Blum JC, AL Chang, M Liljesthrom, ME Schenk, MK Steinberg, & GM Ruiz. 2007. The non-native solitary ascidian Ciona intentinalis (L.) depresses species richness. J. Exp. Biol. Mar. Ecol. 342:5-14.

Bullard SG, G Lambert, MR Carman, J Byrnes, RB Whitlatch,, G Ruiz, RJ Miller, L Harris, PC Valentine, JS Collie, J Pederon, DC McNaught, AN Cohen, RG Asch, J Dijkstra, & K Heinonen. 2007. The colonial ascidium Didemnum sp. A: Current distribution, basic biology and potential threat to marine communities of the northeast and west coasts of North America. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 342:99-108.

Cook, EJ, M Jahnke, M. Kerchof, D Minchin, M Faasse, K Boos and G Ashton. 2007. European expansion of the introduced amphipod Caprella mutica Schurin 1935. Aquat. Invasions 2:411-421.

deRivera C, N Hitchcock, S Teck, B Steves, A Hines, & G Ruiz. 2007. Larval development rate predicts range expansion of an introduced crab. Mar. Biol. 150:1275-1288.

Herborg L-M, CL Jerde, DM Lodge, GM Ruiz, & HJ MacIsaac. 2007. Predicting the North American distribution of Chinese mitten crabs (Eriocheir sinensis) using measures of propagule pressure and environmental niche models. Ecol. Appl. 17:663–674.

McCann LD, NG Hitchcock, JE Winston and GM Ruiz. 2007. Non-native bryozoans in coastal embayments of the southern United States: New records for the Western Atlantic. Bull. Mar. Sci. 80: 319-342

McCollin, T, G Quilez-Badia, KD Josefsen, ME Gill, E Mesbahi, and CLJ Frid. 2007. Ship board testing of a deoxygenation ballast water treatment. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 54: 1170-1178

Miller AW, GM Ruiz, MS Minton, and RF Ambrose. 2007. Differentiating successful and failed molluscan invaders in estuarine ecosystems. Marine Ecology Progress Series 332: 41-51

Ruiz, GM and DF Reid, eds. 2007. Current state of understanding about the effectiveness of ballast water exchange (BWE) in reducing aquaitc nonindigenous species (ANS) introductions to the Great Lakes Basin and Chesapeake Bay, USA: Synthesis and analysis of existing information. NOAA Technical Memorandum GLERL-142, National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration, Ann Arbor.

deRivera CE, NG Hitchcock, SJ Teck, BP Steves, AH Hines and GM Ruiz. 2006. Larval development rate predicts range expansion of an introduced crab. Marine Biology doi: 10.1007/s00227-006-0451-9

Herwig HP, JR Cordell, JC Perrins, PA Dinnel, RW Gensemer, WA Stubblefield, GM Ruiz, JA Kopp, ML House, WJ Cooper. 2006. Ozone treatment of ballast water on the oil tanker S/T Tonsina: chemistry, biology and toxicity. Marine Ecology Progress Series 324: 37-55

McGee S, R Piorkowski and GM Ruiz. 2006. Analysis of recent vessel arrivals and ballast water discharge in Alaska: Toward assessing ship-mediated invasion risk. Marine Pollution Bulletin 52: 1634-1645

Murphy KR, GM Ruiz, WTM Dunsmuir, and TD Waite. 2006. Optimized parameters for rapid fluorescence-based verification of ballast water exchange by ships. Environmental Science and Technology 40: 2357-2362

Ruiz GM, L Fegley, P Fofonoff, Y Cheng, and R Lemaitre. 2006. First records of Eriocheir
H. Milne Edwards, 1853 (Crustacea, Brachyura: Varunidae) for Chesapeake Bay and the mid-Alantic coast of North America. Aquatic Invasions 1: 137-142

Ruiz GM, J. Lorda, A. Arnwine, and K. Lion. 2006. Shipping patterns associated with the Panama Canal: Effects on Biotic Exchange In Bridging Divides: Maritime Canals as Invasion Corridors by Stephan Gollasch, Bella S. Galil and Andrew N. Cohen. Monographiae Biologicae 83 ed. H.J. Dumont. Springer, Netherlands.

Tamburri MN, GE Smith, and TL Mullady. Quantitative shipboard evaluation of venturi oxygen stripping as a ballast water treatment. 3rd International Conference on Ballast Water Management, 25-26 September 2006.


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