Anthony Ricciardi, Professor
Invasion Ecology & Aquatic Ecosystems

Redpath Museum & Bieler School of Environment
McGill University

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2022

  • Ricciardi, A., and H.J. MacIsaac. 2022. Vector control reduces the rate of species invasion in the world’s largest freshwater ecosystem. Conservation Letters 15: e12866.
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  • Avlijas, S., N.E. Mandrak, and A. Ricciardi. 2022. Effects of substrate and elevated temperature on the growth and feeding efficiency of an invasive cyprinid fish, Tench (Tinca tinca). Biological Invasions. In press.
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  • D’Avignon, G., I. Gregory-Eaves, and A. Ricciardi. 2022. Microplastics in lakes and rivers: an issue of emerging significance to limnology. Environmental Reviews. In press.
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  • Haubrock, P.J., R.N. Cuthbert, A. Ricciardi, C. Diagne, and F. Courchamp. 2022. Economic costs of invasive bivalves in freshwater ecosystems. Diversity & Distributions 28:1010–1021.
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  • Ricciardi, A., P. Cassey, S. Leuko, and A.P. Woolnough. 2022. Planetary biosecurity: applying invasion science to prevent biological contamination from space travel. BioScience 72(3): 247–253.
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  • Crane, K., R.N. Cuthbert, N.E. Coughlan, L. Kregting, J.T.A. Dick, A. Ricciardi, H.J. MacIsaac, and N. Reid. 2022. Dye-induced light differences mediate growth rates among invasive macrophytes. Management of Biological Invasions. In press.
    preprint

2021

  • Reid, H.B., and A. Ricciardi. 2021. Ecological responses to elevated water temperatures across populations of the invasive round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) in the Great Lakes basin. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 9: 277-288.
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  • Ricciardi, A., and D. Simberloff. 2021. Assisted colonization risk assessment. Science 345: 884. pdf

  • Cvetanovska, E., R.A. Castañeda, A.P. Hendry, D.B. Conn, and A. Ricciardi. 2021. Cold tolerance varies among invasive populations of the Asian clam (Corbicula fluminea). Canadian Journal of Zoology 99: 729–740.
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  • Vilà, M., A.M. Dunn, F. Essl, E. Gómez-Díaz, P.E. Hulme, J.M. Jeschke, M.A. Núñez, R.S. Ostfeld, A. Pauchard, A. Ricciardi, and B. Gallardo. 2021. Viewing emerging human infectious disease epidemics through the lens of invasion science. BioScience 71: 722–740.
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  • Spear, M.J., J.R. Walsh, A. Ricciardi, and M.J. Vander Zanden. 2021. The invasion ecology of sleeper populations: prevalence, persistence, and abrupt shifts. BioScience 71: 357–369.
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  • Ricciardi, A., J.C. Iacarella, D.C. Aldridge, T.M. Blackburn, J.T. Carlton, J.A. Catford, J.T.A. Dick, P.E. Hulme, J.M. Jeschke, A.M. Liebhold, J.L. Lockwood, H.J. MacIsaac, L.A. Meyerson, P. Pyšek, D.M. Richardson, G.M. Ruiz, D. Simberloff, M. Vilà, and D.A. Wardle. 2021. Four priority areas to advance invasion science in the face of rapid environmental change. Environmental Reviews 29: 119-141.
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  • Crane, K., R.N. Cuthbert, A. Ricciardi, L. Kregting, N.E. Coughlan, H.J. MacIsaac, N. Reid, and J.T.A. Dick. 2021. Gimme Shelter: Differential utilisation and propagule creation of alien invasive macrophytes by native caddisfly larvae. Freshwater Biology 23: 95-109.
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2020

  • Nuñez, M.A., A. Pauchard, and A. Ricciardi. 2020. Invasion Science and the global spread of SARS-CoV-2. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 35: 642–645.
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  • Anton, A., N.R. Geraldi, A. Ricciardi, and J.T.A. Dick. 2020. Global determinants of prey naiveté to exotic predators. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 287: 20192978.
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  • Cuthbert R.N., S. Bacher, T.M. Blackburn, E. Briski, C. Diagne, J.T.A. Dick, F. Essl, P. Genovesi, P.J. Haubrock, G. Latombe, B. Lenzner, Y. Meinard, A. Pauchard, P. Pyšek, A. Ricciardi, D.M. Richardson, J.C. Russell, D. Simberloff, and F. Courchamp. 2020. Invasion costs, impacts, and human agency: response to Sagoff 2020. Conservation Biology 34: 1579-1582.
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  • Enders, M., F. Havemann, F. Ruland, M. Bernard-Verdier, J.A. Catford, L. Gómez-Aparicio, S. Haider, T. Heger, C. Kueffer, I. Kühn, L.A. Meyerson, C. Musseau, A. Novoa, A. Ricciardi, A. Sagouis, C. Schittko, D.L. Strayer, M. Vilà, F. Essl, P.E. Hulme, M. van Kleunen, S. Kumschick, J.L. Lockwood, A.L. Mabey, M. McGeoch, E. Palma, P. Pyšek, W.-C. Saul, F.A. Yannelli, and J.M. Jeschke. 2020. A conceptual map of invasion biology: integrating hypotheses into a consensus network. Global Ecology and Biogeography 29: 978–991.
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  • Dickey, J., R.N Cuthbert, J. South, J.R. Britton, J. Caffrey, X. Chang, K. Crane, N.E. Coughlan, E. Fadaei, K.D. Farnsworth, S.M.H. Ismar, P.W.S. Joyce, M. Julius, C. Laverty, F.E. Lucy, H.J. MacIsaac, M. McCard, C.L.O. McGlade, N. Reid, A. Ricciardi, R. Wasserman, O.L.F. Weyl, and J.T.A. Dick. 2020. On the RIP: Using Relative Impact Potential to assess ecological impacts of invasive alien species. NeoBiota 55: 27–60.
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  • Crane, K., N.E. Coughlan, R.N. Cuthbert, J.T.A. Dick, L. Kregting, A. Ricciardi, H.J. MacIsaac, and N. Reid. 2020. Friends of mine: an invasive freshwater mussel facilitates growth of invasive macrophytes and mediates their competitive interactions. Freshwater Biology 65: 1063–1072.
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  • Crew, A., I. Gregory-Eaves, A. Ricciardi. 2020. Distribution, abundance, and diversity of microplastics in the upper St. Lawrence River. Environmental Pollution 260: art.113994.
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  • Grimm, J., J.T.A. Dick, H. Verreycken, J.M. Jeschke, S. Linzmaier, and A Ricciardi. 2020. Context-dependent differences in the functional responses of conspecific native and non-native crayfishes. NeoBiota 54: 71–88.
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  • Pérez-Jvostov, F., W.J. Sutherland, R.D.H. Barrett, C.A. Brown, J.A. Cardille, S.J. Cooke, M.E. Cristescu, N. Fortin St-Gelais, G.F. Fussmann, K. Griffiths, A.P. Hendry, N.W.R. Lapointe, E.A. Nyboer, R.L. Pentland, A.J. Reid, A. Ricciardi, J.M. Sunday, and I. Gregory-Eaves. 2020. Horizon scan of conservation issues for inland waters in Canada. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 77: 869–881.
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2019

  • Granados, M., K.S. Pagnucco, and A.Ricciardi. 2019. Consequences of consumer origin and omnivory on stability in experimental food web modules. Freshwater Biology 64: 1867–1874.
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  • Blackburn, T.M., C. Bellard, and A. Ricciardi. 2019. Alien versus native species as drivers of recent extinctions. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 17(4):203–207.
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  • Mu, X., M. Xu, A. Ricciardi, J.T.A. Dick, D. Luo, H. Wei, Y. Hu, and Q. Wei. 2019. The influence of warming on the biogeographic and phylogenetic dependence of herbivore–plant interactions. Ecology and Evolution 9: 2231–2241.
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2018

  • Castañeda, R.A., E. Cvetanovska, K. Hamelin, M.A. Simard and A. Ricciardi. 2018. Distribution, abundance and condition of an invasive bivalve (Corbicula fluminea) along an artificial thermal gradient in the St. Lawrence River. Aquatic Invasions 13: 379–392.
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  • Aronson, J.C., D. Simberloff, A. Ricciardi, and N. Goodwin. 2018. Restoration science does not need redefinition. Nature Ecology and Evolution 2: 916.
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  • Avlijas, S., A. Ricciardi, and N.E. Mandrak. 2018. Eurasian Tench (Tinca tinca): the next Great Lakes invader. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 75: 169–179.
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  • Raab, D., N.E. Mandrak, and A. Ricciardi. 2018. Low-head dams facilitate Round Goby Neogobius melanostomus invasion. Biological Invasions 20: 757–776.
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  • Iacarella, J.C., E.J. Hudgins, J.T.A. Dick, and A. Ricciardi. 2018. Predatory behaviour of an invasive amphipod in response to varying conspecific densities under higher-order predation risk. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 75: 131–140
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  • Ricciardi, A., and R. Ryan. 2018a. The exponential growth of invasive species denialism. Biological Invasions 20: 549–553.
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  • Ricciardi, A., and R. Ryan. 2018b. Invasive species denialism revisited: response to Sagoff. Biological Invasions 20: 2731–2738.
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2017

  • Ricciardi, A., T.M. Blackburn, J.T. Carlton, J.T.A. Dick, P.E. Hulme, J.C. Iacarella, J.M. Jeschke, A.M. Liebhold, J.L. Lockwood, H.J. MacIsaac, P. Pyšek, D.M. Richardson, G.M. Ruiz, D. Simberloff, W.J. Sutherland, D.A. Wardle, and D.C. Aldridge. 2017. Invasion science: Looking forward rather than revisiting old ground. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 32: 809-810.
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  • Ouellette-Plante, J., A.L. Morden, L.E. Johnson, A.L. Martel, and A. Ricciardi. 2017. Acclimation by invasive mussels: spatio-temporal variation in phenotypic response to turbidity. Freshwater Science 36(2): 325–337.
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  • Ricciardi, A., T.M. Blackburn, J.T. Carlton, J.T.A. Dick, P.E. Hulme, J.C. Iacarella, J.M. Jeschke, A.M. Liebhold, J.L. Lockwood, H.J. MacIsaac, P. Pyšek, D.M. Richardson, G.M. Ruiz, D. Simberloff, W.J. Sutherland, D.A. Wardle, and D.C. Aldridge. 2017. Invasion science: A horizon scan of emerging challenges and opportunities. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 32: 464–474.
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  • Jackson, M.C., R.J. Wasserman, J. Grey, A. Ricciardi, J.T.A. Dick, and M.E. Alexander. 2017. Novel and disrupted trophic links following invasion in freshwater ecosystems. Advances in Ecological Research 57: 55–97.
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  • Dick, J.T.A, M.E. Alexander, A. Ricciardi, C. Laverty, P.O. Downey, M. Xu, J.M. Jeschke, W.-C. Saul, M.P. Hill, R. Wasserman, D. Barrios-O’Neill, O.L.F. Weyl, and R.H. Shaw. 2017. Functional responses can unify invasion ecology. Biological Invasions 19:1667–1672.
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  • Dick, J.T.A., C. Laverty, J.J. Lennon, D. Barrios-O'Neill. P. Mensink, J.R. Britton, V. Medoc, P. Boets, M.E. Alexander, N.G. Taylor, A.M. Dunn, M.J. Hatcher, P.J. Rosewarne, S. Crookes, H.J. MacIsaac, M. Xu, A. Ricciardi, R.J. Wasserman, B.R. Ellender, F.E. Lucy, P.B. Banks, J.A. Dodd, C. MacNeil, M.R. Penk, D.C. Aldridge, and J.M. Caffrey. 2017. Invader Relative Impact Potential: a new metric to understand and predict the ecological impacts of existing, emerging and future invasive alien species. Journal of Applied Ecology 54: 1259-1267.
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  • Xu, M., J.T.A. Dick, A. Ricciardi, M. Fang, C. Zhang, D. Gu, X. Mu, D. Luo, W. Hui, Y. Hu. 2017. Warming mediates the relationship between plant nutritional properties and herbivore functional responses. Ecology and Evolution 6(24): 8777–8784.
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  • Church, K., J.C. Iacarella, & A. Ricciardi. 2017. Aggressive interactions between two invasive species: the round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) and the spinycheek crayfish (Orconectes limosus). Biological Invasions 19: 425–441.
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2016

  • Ricciardi, A. 2016. Tracking marine alien species by ship movements. [Commentary] Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 113(20): 5470–5471.
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  • Barrios-O’Neill, D., J.T.A. Dick, R. Kelly, A. Ricciardi, H.J. MacIsaac, & M.C. Emmerson. 2016. On the context-dependent scaling of consumer feeding rates. Ecology Letters 19: 668-678.
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  • Hamelin, K.H., R.A. Castañeda, & A. Ricciardi. 2016. Cryptic invaders: Nonindigenous and cryptogenic freshwater Bryozoa and Entoprocta in the St. Lawrence River. Biological Invasions 18: 1737-1744.
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  • Huang, Q., H. Wang, A. Ricciardi, & M.A. Lewis. 2016. Temperature- and turbidity-dependent competitive interactions between invasive freshwater mussels. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 78: 353–380.
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  • Pagnucco, K.S., Y. Remmal, & A. Ricciardi. 2016. An invasive benthic fish magnifies trophic cascades and alters pelagic communities in an experimental freshwater system. Freshwater Science 35: 654-665.
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2015

  • Pagnucco, K.S. & A. Ricciardi. 2015. Disentangling the influence of abiotic variables and a non-native predator on freshwater community structure. Ecosphere 6: article 285.
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  • Iacarella, J.C. & A. Ricciardi. 2015. Dissolved ions mediate body mass gain and predatory response of an invasive fish. Biological Invasions 17: 3237-3246.
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  • MacIsaac, H.J., B. Beric, S.A. Bailey, N.E. Mandrak, &A. Ricciardi. 2015. Are the Great Lakes at risk of new fish invasions from trans-Atlantic shipping? Journal of Great Lakes Research 41: 1172–1175.
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  • Iacarella, J.C., P.S. Mankiewicz, & A. Ricciardi. 2015. Negative competitive effects of invasive plants change with time since invasion. Ecosphere 6: article 123.
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  • Iacarella, J.C., J.T.A. Dick, & A. Ricciardi. 2015. A spatio-temporal contrast of the predatory impact of an invasive freshwater crustacean. Diversity and Distributions 21: 803-812.
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  • Iacarella, J.C., J.T.A. Dick, M.E. Alexander, & A. Ricciardi. 2015. Ecological impacts of invasive alien species along temperature gradients: testing the role of environmental matching. Ecological Applications 25: 706–716.
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  • Pagnucco, K.S., G.A. Maynard, S. Fera, N.D. Yan, T.F. Nalepa, & A. Ricciardi. 2015. The future of species invasions in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River basin. Journal of Great Lakes Research 41 (Suppl. 1): 96–107.
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  • Barrios-O’Neill, D., J.T.A. Dick, M. Emmerson, A. Ricciardi, & H.J. MacIsaac. 2015. Predator-free space, functional responses and biological invasions. Functional Ecology 29: 377–384.
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  • Ricciardi, A. 2015. Ecology of Invasive Alien Invertebrates. pp. 83-91 In: Thorp, J., Rogers, D.C. (Eds.), Thorp and Covich's Freshwater Invertebrates, Academic Press.
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  • Kumschick, S., M. Gaertner, M. Vilà, F. Essl, J.M. Jeschke, P. Pyšek, S. Bacher, T.M. Blackburn, J.T.A. Dick, T. Evans, P.E. Hulme, I. Kühn, A. Mrugała, J. Pergl, W. Rabitsch, A. Ricciardi, D.M. Richardson, A. Sendek & M. Winter. 2015. Ecological impacts of alien species: quantification, scope, caveats and recommendations. BioScience 65: 55-63.
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2014

  • Castañeda, R.A., S. Avlijas, M.A. Simard, & A. Ricciardi. 2014. Microplastic pollution in St. Lawrence River sediments. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 71: 1767-1771.
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  • Ricciardi, A. & D. Simberloff. 2014. Fauna in decline: First do no harm. Science 345: 884.
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  • Barrios-O’Neill, D., J.T.A. Dick, M. Emmerson, A. Ricciardi, & H.J. MacIsaac. 2014. Deep impact: in situ functional responses reveal context-dependent interactions between vertically migrating invasive and native mesopredators and shared prey. Freshwater Biology 59: 2194–2203.
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  • Blackburn, T.M., F. Essl, T. Evans, P.E. Hulme, J.M. Jeschke, I. Kühn, S. Kumschick, Z. Marková, A. Mrugała, J. Pergl, P. Pyšek, W. Rabitsch, A. Ricciardi, D.M. Richardson, A. Sendek, M. Vilà, J.R.U. Wilson, M. Winter, P. Genovesi & S. Bacher. 2014. A unified classification of alien species based on the magnitude of their environmental impacts. PLoS Biology 12(5): e1001850.
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  • Jones, L.A. & A. Ricciardi. 2014. The influence of pre-settlement and early post-settlement processes on the adult distribution and relative dominance of two invasive mussel species. Freshwater Biology 59: 1086–1100.
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  • Hassan, A. & A. Ricciardi. 2014. Are non-native species more likely to become pests? Influence of biogeographic origin on the socioeconomic impact of freshwater organisms. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 12: 218–223.
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    Recommended, Faculty of 1000 Ecology, 26 March 2015.

  • Jeschke, J.M., S. Bacher, T.M. Blackburn, J.T.A. Dick, F. Essl, T. Evans, M. Gaertner, P.E. Hulme, I. Kühn, A. Mrugała, J. Pergl, P. Pyšek, W. Rabitsch, A. Ricciardi, D.M. Richardson, A. Sendek, M. Vilà, M. Winter, & S. Kumschick. 2014.  Defining the impact of non-native species. Conservation Biology 28: 1188–1194.
    pdf [The most highly cited paper published in Conservation Biology in 2014]

  • Barrios-O’Neill, D., J.T.A. Dick, M. Emmerson, A. Ricciardi, H. MacIsaac, & M. Alexander. 2014. Fortune favours the bold: a higher predator reduces the impact of a native but not an invasive intermediate predator. Journal of Animal Ecology 83: 693–701.
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  • Caffrey, J.M., J-R Baars, J.H. Barbour, P. Boets, P. Boon, K. Davenport, J.T.A. Dick, J. Early, L. Edsman, C. Gallagher, J. Gross, P. Heinimaa, C. Horrill, S. Hudin, P.E. Hulme, S. Hynes, H.J. MacIsaac, P. McLoone, M. Millane, T.L. Moen, N. Moore, J. Newman, R. O’Conchuir, M. O’Farrell, C. O’Flynn, B. Oidtmann, T. Renals, A. Ricciardi, H. Roy, R. Shaw, O. Weyl, F. Williams & F.E. Lucy. 2014. Tackling invasive alien species in Europe: the top 20 issues. Management of Biological Invasions 5(1): 1–20.
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  • Dick, J.T.A., M.E. Alexander, J.M. Jeschke, A. Ricciardi, H. J. MacIsaac, T.B. Robinson, S. Kumschick, O.L.F. Weyl, A.M. Dunn, M.J. Hatcher, R.A. Paterson. K.D. Farnsworth,& D.M. Richardson. 2014. Advancing impact prediction and hypothesis testing in invasion ecology using a comparative functional response approach. Biological Invasions 16:735–753.
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2013

  • Richardson, D.M. & A. Ricciardi. 2013. Misleading criticisms of invasion science: a field guide. Diversity & Distributions 19: 1461–1467.
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    Recommended, Faculty of 1000 Ecology, 25 Oct 2013.

  • MacNeil, C., J.T.A. Dick, M. Alexander, J.A. Dodd, & A. Ricciardi. 2013.  Predators vs. alien: differential biotic resistance to an invasive species by two resident predators. Neobiota 19: 1–19.
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  • Paolucci, E., H.J. MacIsaac, & A. Ricciardi. 2013. Origin matters: Alien consumers inflict greater damage on prey populations than do native consumers. Diversity and Distributions 19: 988-995.
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    Recommended, Faculty of 1000 Ecology, 26 March 2015.

  • Ricciardi, A., M.F. Hoopes, M.P. Marchetti, & J.L. Lockwood. 2013. Progress toward understanding the ecological impacts of non-native species. Ecological Monographs 83: 263-282.
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  • Reid, A.J., L.J. Chapman, & A. Ricciardi. 2013. Wetland edges as peak refugia from an introduced piscivore. Aquatic Conservation 23: 646–655.
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  • Dick, J.T.A., K. Gallagher, S. Avlijas, H. Clarke, S. Lewis, S. Leung, D. Minchin, J. Caffrey, M. Alexander, C. Maguire, C. Harrod, N. Reid, N. Haddaway, K. Farnsworth, M. Penk & A. Ricciardi. 2013. Ecological impacts of an invasive predator explained and predicted by comparative functional responses. Biological Invasions 15: 837–846.
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  • Ricciardi, A. 2013. Invasive Species. In: Leemans R. (eds) Ecological Systems. Springer, New York, NY.
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  • Ward, J.M. & A. Ricciardi. 2013. Impacts of Dreissena on benthic macroinvertebrate communities: predictable patterns revealed by invasion history. Pp. 599-610 In: Quagga and Zebra Mussels: Biology, Impacts, and Control (T.F. Nalepa & D. Schloesser, eds.), CRC Press.
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2012

  • Kipp, R., I. Hébert, M. Lacharité & A. Ricciardi. 2012. Impacts of predation by the Eurasian round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) on molluscs in the upper St. Lawrence River. Journal of Great Lakes Research 38:78-89.
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  • Kipp, R. & A. Ricciardi. 2012. Impacts of the Eurasian round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) on benthic communities in the upper St. Lawrence River. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 69: 469-486.
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  • Ricciardi, A., S. Avlijas, & J. Marty. 2012. Forecasting the ecological impacts of the Hemimysis anomala invasion in North America: lessons from other freshwater mysid introductions. Journal of Great Lakes Research 38 (Suppl. 2): 7-13.
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2011

  • Trumpickas, J., N.E. Mandrak & A. Ricciardi. 2011. Nearshore fish assemblages associated with introduced predatory fishes in lakes. Aquatic Conservation 21: 338-347.
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  • Ricciardi, A., M.E. Palmer & N.D. Yan. 2011. Should biological invasions be managed as natural disasters? BioScience 61: 312-317.
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  • Kestrup, Å.M., J.T.A. Dick & A. Ricciardi. 2011. Interactions between invasive and native crustaceans: differential functional responses of intraguild predators towards juvenile hetero-specifics. Biological Invasions 13: 731-737.
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  • Kestrup, Ǻ.M., S.H. Thomas, K. van Rensburg, A. Ricciardi & M.A. Duffy. 2011. Differential infection of exotic and native freshwater amphipods by a parasitic water mold in the St. Lawrence River. Biological Invasions 13: 769-779.
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  • Ricciardi, A. & H.J. MacIsaac. 2011. Impacts of biological invasions on freshwater ecosystems. Pp. 211-224 In: Fifty Years of Invasion Ecology: The Legacy of Charles Elton (D.M. Richardson, ed.), Wiley-Blackwell.
    pdf / link to book publisher

  • Ricciardi, A., L. Jones, Ǻ.M. Kestrup & J.M. Ward. 2011. Expanding the propagule pressure concept to understand the impact of biological invasions. Pp. 225-235 In: Fifty Years of Invasion Ecology: The Legacy of Charles Elton (D.M. Richardson, ed.), Wiley-Blackwell.
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  • MacIsaac, H.J., R.A. Tedla & A. Ricciardi. 2011. Patterns and rate of growth of studies in invasion ecology.  Pp. 51-60 In: Fifty Years of Invasion Ecology: The Legacy of Charles Elton (D.M. Richardson, ed.), Wiley-Blackwell.
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  • Kulhanek, S.A., A. Ricciardi & B. Leung. 2011. Is invasion history a useful tool for predicting the impacts of the world's worst aquatic invasive species? Ecological Applications 21: 189-202.
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  • Kulhanek, S.A., B. Leung & A. Ricciardi. 2011. Using ecological niche-based modeling techniques to predict the establishment, abundance and relative impacts of introduced species: application to the common carp (Cyprinus carpio). Ecological Applications 21: 203-213.
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  • Simberloff, D. et al. 2011. Non-natives: 141 scientists object. Nature 475: 36.
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2010

  • Kestrup, Ǻ. & A. Ricciardi. 2010. Influence of conductivity on the life histories of exotic and native amphipods in the St. Lawrence River. Fundamental and Applied Limnology 176: 249-262.
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  • Ward, J.M. & A. Ricciardi. 2010. Community-level effects of co-occurring native and exotic ecosystem engineers. Freshwater Biology 55: 1803-1817.
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  • Kipp, R., S.A. Bailey, H. MacIsaac, & A. Ricciardi. 2010. Transoceanic ships as vectors for nonindigenous freshwater bryozoans. Diversity and Distributions 16: 77-83.
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  • Reiswig, H.M., T.M. Frost & A. Ricciardi. 2010. Porifera Pp. 91-123 In: Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates. (T.H. Thorp, A.P. Covich, Eds), Academic Press, New York.
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2009

  • Ricciardi, A. & D. Simberloff. 2009. Assisted colonization is not a viable conservation strategy. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 24: 248-253.
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    Faculty of 1000 Ecology 'Must Read', 11 May 2009.
    Letters and response [or pdf of response]

  • Kestrup, Ǻ. & A. Ricciardi. 2009. Are interactions among Ponto-Caspian invaders driving amphipod species replacement in the St. Lawrence River? Journal of Great Lakes Research 35: 392-398.
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  • Kestrup, Ǻ.M. & A. Ricciardi. 2009. Environmental heterogeneity limits the local dominance of an invasive freshwater crustacean. Biological Invasions 11: 2095-2105
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  • Wilson, S.J. & A. Ricciardi. 2009. Epiphytic macroinvertebrate communities on Eurasian milfoil and native milfoils in Eastern North America. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 66: 18-30.
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2008

  • Kestrup, Ǻ.M. & A. Ricciardi. 2008. Occurrence of the Ponto-Caspian mysid shrimp Hemimysis anomala (Crustacea, Mysida) in the St. Lawrence River. Aquatic Invasions 3: 461-464.
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  • Jokela, A. & A. Ricciardi. 2008. Predicting zebra mussel fouling on native mussels from physico-chemical variables. Freshwater Biology 53: 1845-1856.
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  • Gonzalez, A., A. Lambert & A. Ricciardi. 2008. When does ecosystem engineering facilitate invasion and species replacement? Oikos 117: 1247-1257.
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  • Ricciardi, A. & R. Kipp. 2008. Predicting the number of ecologically harmful species in an aquatic system. Diversity and Distributions 14: 374-380.
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    Appendix S1
    Appendix S2

  • Ricciardi, A. & H.J. MacIsaac. 2008. The book that began invasion ecology. Nature 452: 34.
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  • Ricciardi, A. & H.J. MacIsaac. 2008. Evaluating the effectiveness of ballast water exchange policy in the Great Lakes. Ecological Applications 18: 1321-1323.
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  • Ricciardi, A. 2008. Antarctica invaded. Science 319: 409.
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2007

  • Ward, J.M. & A. Ricciardi. 2007. Impact of Dreissena invasions on benthic macroinvertebrate communities: a meta-analysis. Diversity and Distributions 13: 155-165.
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  • Ricciardi, A. 2007. Are modern biological invasions an unprecedented form of global change? Conservation Biology 21: 329-336.
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  • Ricciardi, A. & J. Cohen. 2007. The invasiveness of an introduced species does not predict its impact. Biological Invasions 9: 309-315.
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2006

  • Ricciardi, A. 2006. How protected are coral reefs? Science 314: 757.
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  • Ricciardi, A. & J.M. Ward. 2006. Comment on "Opposing effects of native and exotic herbivores on plant invasions". Science 313: 298.
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  • Ricciardi, A. 2006. Patterns of invasion of the Laurentian Great Lakes in relation to changes in vector activity. Diversity and Distributions 12: 425-433.
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  • Ricciardi, A. & M. Mottiar. 2006. Does Darwin's naturalization hypothesis explain fish invasions? Biological Invasions 8: 1403-1407.
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2005

  • Jones, L.A. & A. Ricciardi. 2005. Influence of physicochemical factors on the distribution and biomass of invasive mussels in the St. Lawrence River. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62: 1953-1962.
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  • Palmer M.E. & A. Ricciardi. 2005. Community interactions affecting the relative abundance of native and invasive amphipods in the St. Lawrence River. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62: 1111-1118.
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  • Ricciardi, A. 2005. Facilitation and synergistic interactions among introduced aquatic species. Pp. 162-178 In: Invasive Alien Species: A New Synthesis (H.A. Mooney, R.N. Mack, J. McNeely, L.E. Neville, P.J. Schei & K. Waage, eds.), Island Press, Washington.
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  • Rixon, C.A.M., I.C. Duggan, N.M.N. Bergeron, A. Ricciardi & H.J. MacIsaac. 2005. Invasion risks posed by the aquarium trade and live fish markets on the Laurentian Great Lakes. Biodiversity and Conservation 14: 1365–1381.
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2004

  • Palmer, M.E. & A. Ricciardi. 2004. Physical factors affecting the relative abundance of native and invasive amphipods in the St. Lawrence River. Canadian Journal of Zoology 82: 1886-1893.
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  • Ricciardi, A. & F.G. Whoriskey. 2004. Exotic species replacement: Shifting dominance of dreissenid mussels in the Soulanges Canal, upper St. Lawrence River, Canada. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 23: 507-514.
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  • Ricciardi, A. & S.K. Atkinson. 2004. Distinctiveness magnifies the impact of biological invaders in aquatic ecosystems. Ecology Letters 7: 781-784.
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  • Ricciardi, A. 2004. Assessing species invasions as a cause of extinction. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 19: 619.
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  • Holeck K., E.L. Mills, H.J. MacIsaac, M. Dochoda, R.I. Colautti & A. Ricciardi. 2004. Bridging troubled waters: understanding links between biological invasions, transoceanic shipping, and other entry vectors in the Laurentian Great Lakes. BioScience 10: 919-929.
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  • Colautti, R., A. Ricciardi, I.A. Grigorovich, & H.J. MacIsaac. 2004. Is invasion success explained by the Enemy Release Hypothesis? Ecology Letters 7: 721-733.
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2003 & earlier

  • Ricciardi, A. 2003. Predicting the impacts of an introduced species from its invasion history: an empirical approach applied to zebra mussel invasions. Freshwater Biology 48: 972-981.
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  • Ojaveer, H., E. Leppakoski, S. Olenin & A. Ricciardi. 2002. Ecological impacts of Ponto-Caspian invaders in the Baltic Sea, European inland waters and the Great Lakes: an inter-ecosystem comparison.   Pp. 412-425 In: Invasive Aquatic Species of Europe: Distributions, Impacts, and Management (E. Leppäkoski, S. Olenin, & S. Gollasch, eds.), Kluwer Scientific Publishers.
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  • Ricciardi, A. 2001. Facilitative interactions among aquatic invaders: Is an "invasional meltdown" occurring in the Great Lakes? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 58: 2513-2525.
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  • Johnson, L.E., A. Ricciardi & J.T. Carlton. 2001. Overland dispersal of aquatic invasive species: a risk assessment of transient recreational boating. Ecological Applications 11: 1789-1799.
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  • MacIsaac, H.J., I.A. Grigorovich & A. Ricciardi. 2001. Reassessment of species invasions concepts: The Great Lakes basin as a model. Biological Invasions 3: 405-416.
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  • Ricciardi, A., & H.M. Reiswig. 2000. Comment on “Zebra Mussel Destruction by a Lake Michigan Sponge: Populations, in Vivo 31P Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, and Phospholipid Profiling”. Environmental Science & Technology 7: 1379-1380.
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  • Ricciardi, A., R.N. Mack, W.M. Steiner & D.Simberloff. 2000. Toward a global information system for invasive species. BioScience 50: 239-244.
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  • Ricciardi, A. & H.J. MacIsaac. 2000. Recent mass invasion of the North American Great Lakes by Ponto-Caspian species. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 15: 62-65.
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  • Ricciardi, A. & J.B. Rasmussen. 1999. Extinction rates of North American freshwater fauna. Conservation Biology 13: 1220-1222.
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  • Ricciardi, A. & Bourget. 1999. Global patterns of macroinvertebrate biomass in marine intertidal communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series 185: 21-35.
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  • Ricciardi, A., R.J. Neves & J. B. Rasmussen. 1998. Impending extinctions of North American freshwater mussels (Unionoida) following the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) invasion. Journal of Animal Ecology 67: 613-619.
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  • Ricciardi, A. & J.B. Rasmussen. 1998. Predicting the identity and impact of future biological invaders: a priority for aquatic resource management. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 55: 1759-1765
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  • Ricciardi, A. 1998. Global range expansion of the Asian mussel Limnoperna fortunei (Mytilidae): another fouling threat to freshwater systems. Biofouling 13: 97-106.
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  • Ricciardi, A., F.G. Whoriskey, & J.B. Rasmussen. 1997. The role of the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) in structuring macroinvertebrate communities on hard substrata. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 54: 2596-2608
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  • Ricciardi, A., F.G. Whoriskey, & J.B. Rasmussen. 1996. Impact of the Dreissena invasion on native unionid bivalves in the upper St. Lawrence River. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 53: 1434-1444.
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  • Conn, D.B. Ricciardi, A., M.N. Babapulle, K.A. Klein, & D.A. Rosen. 1996. Chaetogaster limnaei (Annelida: Oligochaeta) as a parasite of the zebra mussel Dreissena polymorpha, and the quagga mussel Dreissena bugensis (Mollusca: Bivalvia). Parasitology Research 82(1): 1-7.
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  • Ricciardi, A., F.L. Snyder, D.O. Kelch, & H.M. Reiswig. 1995. Lethal and sublethal effects of sponge overgrowth on introduced dreissenid mussels in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River system. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 52: 2695-2703.
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  • Ricciardi, A., F.G. Whoriskey, & J.B. Rasmussen. 1995. Predicting the intensity and impact of Dreissena infestation on native unionid bivalves from Dreissena field density. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 52: 1449-1461.
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  • Ricciardi, A., R. Serrouya, & F.G. Whoriskey. 1995. Aerial exposure tolerance of zebra and quagga mussels (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae): implications for overland dispersal. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 52: 470-477.
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  • Ricciardi, A. 1994. Black carp and zebra mussels debate continues. Fisheries 19(9): 34.
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  • Ricciardi, A. & H.M. Reiswig 1994. Taxonomy, distribution and ecology of the freshwater bryozoans (Ectoprocta) of eastern Canada. Canadian Journal of Zoology 72: 339–359.
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  • Ricciardi, A. & H.M. Reiswig 1993. Freshwater sponges (Porifera, Spongillidae) of eastern Canada: taxonomy, distribution and ecology. Canadian Journal of Zoology 71: 665–682.
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