Marine Aliens II project

Controlling marine invasive species by targetting vectors of dispersal

Scientific publications on invasive non-native species


Arenas, F., Bishop, J.D.D., Carlton, J.T., Dyrynda, P.J., Farnham, W.F., Gonzalez, D.J., Jacobs, M.W., Lambert, C., Lambert , G., Nielsen, S.E., Pederson, J.A., Porter, J.S., Ward, S., Wood, C.A. (2006). Alien species and other notable records from a rapid assessment survey of marinas on the south coast of England. Journal of the Marine Biological Association. 86: 1329-1337.
Arenas F., Sanchez I., Hawkins S.J., Jenkins S.R. (2007). The invasibility of marine algal assemblages: role of functional diversity and identity. Ecology . 87: 2851-2861
Ashton, G.V. (2006). Distribution and dispersal of the non-native caprellid amphipod, Caprella mutica Schurin 1935. Aberdeen University. pp. 180.
Ashton, G.V., Boos, K., Shucksmith, R., Cook, E.J. (2006). Rapid assessment of the distribution of marine non-native species in marinas in Scotland. Aquatic Invasions. 4: 209-213.
Ashton, G.V., Boos, K., Shucksmith, R., Cook, E.J. (2006). Risk assessment of hull fouling as a vector for marine non-natives in Scotland. Aquatic Invasions. 4: 214-218.

Ashton, G, Willis, K, Burrows, M, Cook, EJ (2007). Environmental tolerance of Caprella mutica: implications for its distribution as a non-native species.  Marine Environmental Research 64: 305-312
Ashton, G.V., K.J. Willis & E.J. Cook (2007). Global Distribution of the Japanese Skeleton Shrimp, Caprella mutica (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Caprellidae) with a detailed account of the distribution in Scotland, U.K.  Hydrobiologia590: 31-41. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-007-0754-y
Ashton, G, Stevens, M.I., Hart, M.C., Green, D.H., Burrows, M, Cook, E.J., Willis, K.J. (2008).  Mitochondrial DNA reveals multiple Northern Hemisphere introductions of Caprella mutica (Crustacea, Amphipoda). Molecular Ecology, 17: 1293-1303.
Ashton, G.V., Burrows, M.T., Willis, K.J., Cook, E.J. (2010). Seasonal population dynamics of non-native Caprella mutica (Crustacea, Amphipoda) on the west coast of Scotland.  Marine and Freshwater Research 61 (5). DOI: 10.1071/MF09162
Boos, K., Ashton, G.V., Cook, E.J. (2011). The Japanese skeleton shrimp Caprella mutica  Schurin, 1935 (Crustacea, Amphipoda) in European coastal waters. In Galil, B., Clark, P.F., J.T. Carlton (eds.). In the Wrong Place - Alien Marine Crustaceans: Distribution, Biology and Impacts. Invading Nature - Springer Series in Invasion Ecology, Vol. 6, ISBN: 978-94-007-0590-6
Clark, P.F. (2006). Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards: 1853 or 1854 – Grapsidae or Varunidae? Aquatic Invasions. 1(1): 17-27.
Clark, P.F., Abdul-Sahib, I.M., Al-Asadi, M.S. (2006) The first record of Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Varunidae) from the Basrah Area of Southern Iraq. Aquatic Invasions. 1(2): 51-54.
Cook, E.J., Willis, K.J. and Lozano-Fernandez, M. (2007). Survivorship, Growth and Reproduction of the Invasive Caprella mutica Schurin(Crustacea: Amphipoda). Hydrobiologia 590: 55-64. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-007-0757-8
Cook, EJ, G. Ashton, M. Campbell, A. Coutts, S. Gollasch, C. Hewitt, H. Liu, D. Minchin, G. Ruiz and R. Shucksmith (2008). Non-Native Aquaculture Species Releases: Implications for Aquatic Ecosystems.  In: Aquaculture in the Ecosystem. M. Holmer, K. Black, C. M. Duarte, N. Marbà, I. Karakassis (eds). 155 – 184 pp. Springer.  ISBN-13: 978-1-4020-6809-6
Cook, E.J., Shucksmith, R, Orr, H, Ashton, G.V., Berge, J. (2009). Fatty acid composition as a dietary indicator of the invasive caprellid, Caprella mutica (Crustacea: Amphipoda). Marine Biology. DOI: 10.1007/s00227-009-1292-0
Dias P. J., Sollelis L., Cook E.J, Piertney S. B., Davies I. M. and Snow M. (2008). Survey of Mytilus edulis complex species in Scotland using real-time PCR. JEMBE 367: 253-258
Dupont, L., Viard, F. Bishop, J.D.D. (2006). Isolation and characterization of twelve polymorphic microsatellite markers for the invasive ascidian Styela clava (Tunicata), Molecular Ecology Notes. 6: 101-103.
Provan, J., Booth, D., Todd, N.P., Maggs, C. A. Tracking biological invasions in space and time: elucidating the true invasive history of the green alga Codium fragile using old DNA. Molecular Ecology. Invited resubmission.
Reid, P.C., Cook, E.J., Edwards, M., McQuatters-Gollop, A., Minchin, D., McCollin, T., (2009). Marine non-native species IN Marine Climate Change Ecosystem Linkages Report Card 2009. (Editors Baxter, J.M., Buckley, P. G. and Frost, M.T.), Online Science Reviews, 29pp.
Robbins, R.S., Sakari, M., Baluchi, S., Clark, P.F. 2006. The occurrence of Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Varunidae) from the Caspian Sea region, Iran. Aquatic Invasions. 1(1): 32-34.
Shucksmith, R., Cook, E.J., Hughes, D.J. & Burrows, M.T. (2009). Competition between the non-native amphipod Caprella mutica and two native species of caprellids Pseudoprotella phasma and Caprella linearis. JMBA 89 (6): 1125-1132.    
Verbruggen, H., Leliaert, F., Maggs, C.A., Shimada, S., Schils, T., Provan, J., Booth, D., Murphy, S., De Clerck, O., Coppejans, E., Diane S. Littler, D.S. & Littler, M. M. (2007) Species boundaries and phylogenetic relationships within the green algal genus Codium (Bryopsidales) based on plastid DNA sequences.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. Published online.
Willis K.J., Cook, E.J. Lozano-Fernandez, M. (2004). First record of the alien caprellid amphipod, Caprella mutica, for the U.K. Journal of the Marine Biological Association.84: 1027-1028.

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