Peer reviewed:

González-Moreno P, Lazzaro L, ...Canning- Clode J, …& Kenis M (2019) Consistency of impact assessment protocols for non-native species. NeoBiota 44: 1–25. [Link]


Ramalhosa, P., I. Gestoso, B. Duarte, I. Caçador & J. Canning-Clode (2019) Metal pollution affects both native and non-indigenous biofouling recruitment in a subtropical island system. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 141, 373-386.​ DOI: [Link]

Jiménez López, J. & M. Mulero-Pázmány (2019) Drones for Conservation in Protected Areas: Present and Future. Drones, 3,10. [Link]

Babarro, J.M.F., Abad, M.J., Gestoso, I. et al. (2018). Susceptibility of two co-existing mytilid species to simulated predation under projected climate change conditions. Hydrobiologia 807: 247. [Link]

Lenz, M., Ahmed, Y., Canning-Clode, J., Díaz, E., Eichhorn, A., Fabritzek, A., Gama, B., Gracia, M., Juterzenka, K., Kraufvelin, P., Machura, S., Oberschelp, L., Paiva, F., Penna, M., Ribeiro, F., Thiel, M., Wohlgemuth, D., Zamani, N. and Wahl, M. (2018). Heat challenges can enhance population tolerance to thermal stress in mussels: a potential mechanism by which ship transport can increase species invasiveness. Biological Invasions.[Link]

Riera L, Ramalhosa P, Canning-Clode J, Gestoso I,. (2018). Variability in the settlement of non-indigenous species in benthic communities from an oceanic island. Helgoland Marine Research 72:15 DOI: [Link]

Gestoso, I., Ramalhosa, P. and Canning-Clode, J. (2018) Biotic effects during the settlement process of non-indigenous species in marine benthic communities. Aquatic Invasions. Volume 13, Issue 2: 247–259 DOI: [Link]

Sangil C, Martis G, Hernández J, Alves F, Neto A, Ribeiro C, León-Cisneros K, Canning-Clode J, Rosas-Alquicira E, Mendoza J, Titley I, Wallenstein F, Couto R, and Kaufmann M. (2018). Shallow subtidal macroalgae in the North-eastern Atlantic archipelagos (Macaronesian region): a spatial approach to community structure. European Journal of Phycology.

Cacabelos E, Thompson RC, Prestes ACL, Azevedo JMN, Neto AI, Martins GM (2018). Patchiness in habitat distribution can enhance biological diversity of coastal engineering structures. Aquatic Conserv: Mar Freshw Ecosyst. 2019;29:127–135. [Link]

Pansch C, Scotti M, Barboza FR, Al-Janabi B, Brakel J, Briski E, Bucholz B, Franz M, Ito M, Paiva F, Saha M, Sawall Y, Weinberger F, wahl M. (2018). Heat waves and their significance for a temperate benthic community: A near‐natural experimental approach. Glob Change Biol. 2018;24:4357–4367. [Link]

Paiva F, Barco A, Chen Y, et al. (2018). Is salinity an obstacle for biological invasions? Glob Change Biol. 2018;24:2708–2720. [Link]

Pauli N‐C, Paiva F, Briski E. (2018). Are Ponto‐Caspian species able to cross salinity barriers? A case study of the gammarid Pontogammarus maeoticus. Ecol Evol. 2018; 8:9817–9826. [Link]

Cacabelos, Eva & Cordeiro, Ricardo & Sánchez, R & Busquier, L & Mosquera, R & Neto, Ana Isabel & Ávila, Sérgio. (2018). First record of Eatonina fulgida (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in the Azores Archipelago (NE Atlantic Ocean). Cahiers de Biologie Marine. [Link]

Pereira TJ, Silva AF, de Almeida PR, Belo AF, Costa JL, Castro N, Quintella BR (2017) Assessing the size adequacy of a small no-take marine protected area (MPA) for Mediterranean moray and European conger. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 584:213-227. [Link]

Ramalhosa P, Nebra A, Gestoso I and Canning-Clode J. (2017). First record of the non-indigenous isopods Paracerceis sculpta (Holmes, 1904) and Sphaeroma walkeri Stebbing, 1905 (Isopoda, Sphaeromatidae) for Madeira Island for Madeira Island. Crustaceana. DOI: [Link]

Babarro, Jose & José Abad, María & Gestoso, Ignacio & Silva, Elsa & Olabarria, Celia. (2017). Susceptibility of two co-existing mytilid species to simulated predation under projected climate change conditions. Hydrobiologia. . 10.1007/s10750-017-3397-7. [Link]

Sá E, Costa PF, Fonseca LC, Alves AS, Castro N, Cabral SS, Chainho P, Canning-Clode J, Melo P, Pombo AM, Costa JL. (2017). Trade of live bait in Portugal and risks of introduction of non-indigenous species associated to importation. Ocean and Coastal Management 146: 121-128 [Link]

Gestoso I, Ramalhosa P, Oliveira P, Canning-Clode J. (2017) Marine protected communities against biological invasions: A case study from an offshore island. Marine Pollution Bulletin.

Canning-Clode J, Carlton JT. Refining and expanding global climate change scenarios in the sea: Poleward creep complexities, range termini, and setbacks and surges. Diversity Distrib. 2017;00:1–11.

Ramalhosa P, Debus S, Kaufmann M, Lenz M, (2017) A non-native macroalga is less attractive for herbivores but more susceptible to light and grazing stress than a comparable native species. Helgoland Marine Research. 70:25.doi:10.1186/s10152-016-0478-3 [Link]

Souto, J., Ramalhosa, P. & Canning-Clode, J. (2016). Three non-indigenous species from Madeira harbors, including a new species of Parasmittina (Bryozoa). Marine Biodiversity doi:10.1007/s12526-016-0592-0 [Link]

Olabarria C, Gestoso I, Lima FP, Vázquez E, Comeau LA, et al. (2016) Response of Two Mytilids to a Heatwave: The Complex Interplay of Physiology, Behaviour and Ecological Interactions. PLoS ONE 11(10): e0164330. doi: 101371/journal.pone.0164330 [Link]

Ramalhosa P, Souto J, Canning-Clode J, (2016). Diversity of Bugulidae (Bryozoa, Cheilostomata) colonizing artificial substrates in the Madeira Archipelago (NE Atlantic Ocean) Helgoland Marine Research, (), 1-20 (DOI:10.1186/s10152-016-0465-8) [Link]

Brennecke D, Duarte B, Paiva F, Caçador I and Canning-Clode J (2016). Microplastics as a vector for heavy metal contamination in the marine system. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. In press [Link]


Fowler AE, Blakeslee AMH, Canning-Clode J, Repetto MF, Phillip AM, Carlton JT, Moser FC, Ruiz GM, Miller AW (2016). Opening Pandora’s bait box: a potent vector for biological invasions of live marine species. Diversity and Distributions 22: 30-42. [Link]


Gestoso I, Arenas F, Olabarria, C (2016) Ecological interactions modulate responses of two intertidal mussel species to changes in temperature and pH . Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 474:116-125 [Link]


Ramalhosa P, & Canning-Clode J, (2015) The invasive caprellid Caprella scaura Templeton, 1836 (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Caprellidae) arrives to Madeira Island, Portugal. BioInvasions Records Volume 4, Issue 2: 97-102 [Link]


Ojaveer H, Galil BS, Campbell ML, Carlton JT, Canning-Clode J, Cook EJ, Davidson AD, Hewitt CL, Jelmert A, Marchini A, McKenzie CH, Minchin D, Occhipinti-Ambrogi A, Olenin S, Ruiz G. (2015). Classification of non-indigenous species based on their impacts: the marine perspective. PloS Biology 13(4): e1002130 [Link]


Javier Souto,  Manfred J. Kaufmann, Canning-Clode J. (2015). New species and new records of bryozoans from shallow waters of Madeira Island Zootaxa 3925 (4): 581–593 [Link]


Ramalhosa P, Camacho-Cruz K, Bastida-Zavala R, Canning-Clode J, (2014) First record of Branchiomma bairdi McIntosh, 1885 (Annelida: Sabellidae) from Madeira Island, Portugal (northeastern Atlantic Ocean) BioInvasions Records Volume 3, Issue 4: 235-239 [Link]


Ramalhosa P, Canning-Clode J, Biscoito M, (2014) First record of Pisa carinimana (Decapoda: Epialtidae) from  Madeira Island (Northeastern Atlantic Ocean) BOCAGIANA Museu de História Nacional do Funchal 239: 1-7 ISSN 2183-3141 (online edition) [Link]   


Ojaveer H, Galil BS, Minchin D, Olenin S, Amorim A, Canning-Clode J, Chainho P, Copp GH, Gollasch S, Jelmert A, Lehtiniemi M, McKenzie C, Mikus J, Miossec L,  Occhipinti-Ambrogi A, Pecarevic M, Pederson J, Quilez-Badia G, Wijsman JW, Zenetos A (2014). Ten recommendations for advancing the assessment and management of non-indigenous species in marine ecosystems. Marine Policy[Link]


Schloder C, Canning-Clode J, Saltonstall K, Strong EE, Ruiz GM and Torchin ME (2013). The Pacific bivalve Anomia peruviana in the Atlantic: a recent invasion across the Panama Canal ? Aquatic Invasions, Volume 8, Issue 4: 443–448 [Link]


Canning-Clode J, Souto J, McCann L (2013). First record of Celleporaria brunnea (Bryozoa: Lepraliellidae) in Portugal and in the East Atlantic. Marine Biodiversity Records  6: e108 [Link]

Canning-Clode J, Fofonoff P, McCann L, Carlton JT, Ruiz GM (2013). Marine invasions on a subtropical island: Fouling studies and new records in a recent marina on Madeira Island (Eastern Atlantic Ocean). Aquatic Invasions 8(3): 261–270 [Link]


Canning-Clode J, Fowler AE, Byers JE, Carlton JT, Ruiz GM (2011). 'Caribbean Creep' chills out: climate change and marine invasive species. PLoS ONE. 6(12): e29657. [Link] Note: This publication was featured in Nature Climate Change, February 2012, as ‘Research Highlight’


Simberloff, D., Alexander, J., Allendorf, F., ..... Canning-Clode, J., ....... (2011). Non-natives – 141 scientists object. Nature 475: 36 [Link]


Blakeslee AMH, Canning-Clode J, Lind E, Quilez-Badia G (2011). Biological invasions in the 21st century: ecological impacts, predictions, and management across the land and sea. Environmental Research 111: 891-892. [Link]

Canning-Clode J, Fofonoff P, Riedel GF, Torchin M, Ruiz GM (2011). The effects of copper pollution on fouling assemblage diversity: a tropical-temperate comparison. PLoS ONE. 6(3): e18026. [Link]


Canning-Clode J, Maloney KO, McMahon SM, Wahl M (2010). Expanded view on the local-regional richness relationship by incorporating functional richness and time – a large scale perspective. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 19: 875-885. [Link]


Wirtz P, Canning-Clode J (2009). The invasive bryozoan Zoobotryon verticillatum has arrived at Madeira Island. Aquatic Invasions 4 (4): 669-670. [Link]


Canning-Clode J, Bellou N, Kaufmann MJ, Wahl M (2009). Local-regional richness relationship in fouling assemblages – effects of succession. Basic and Applied Ecology 10: 745–753. [Link]


Canning-Clode J, Valdivia N, Molis M, Thomason JC, Wahl M (2008). Estimation of regional richness in marine benthic communities: quantifying the error. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. 6: 580- 590. [Link]


Canning-Clode J, Kaufmann M, Molis M, Lenz M, Wahl M (2008). Influence of disturbance and nutrient enrichment on early successional fouling communities in an oligotrophic marine system. Marine Ecology: an Evolutionary Perspective 29: 115-124 [Link]



Conference Proceedings:

Bellou N, Canning-Clode J, Tsiamis K, Pancucci-Papadopoulou MA (2009). Diversity of fouling communities grown on artificial substrata deployed in a polluted and an unpolluted site in the Aegean Sea (Greece). Proceedings of the 9th Hellenic Symposium of Oceanography & Fisheries. 1: 633-638.



Books / Edited Works

Canning-Clode J (Ed), Biological Invasions in Changing Ecosystems: Vectors, Ecological Impacts, Management and Predictions (2016). De Gruyter Open. 474pp



Book chapters

Canning-Clode J (2016). General Introduction – Aquatic and terrestrial biological invasions in the 21st century. In Biological Invasions in Changing Ecosystems: Vectors, Ecological Impacts, Management and Predictions. Ed. Canning-Clode J. De Gruyter Open. 13-20.

Canning-Clode J, Paiva F. (2016). Part I - Biogeography and vectors of biological invasions. In Biological Invasions in Changing Ecosystems: Vectors, Ecological Impacts, Management and Predictions. Ed. Canning-Clode J. De Gruyter Open. 21-23.

Canning-Clode J, Paiva F. (2016). Part II - Biological invasions in aquatic ecosystems and in host parasite systems. In Biological Invasions in Changing Ecosystems: Vectors, Ecological Impacts, Management and Predictions. Ed. Canning-Clode J. De Gruyter Open. 135-137.

Canning-Clode J, Paiva F. (2016). Part III - Management and control of biological invasions. In Biological Invasions in Changing Ecosystems: Vectors, Ecological Impacts, Management and Predictions. Ed. Canning-Clode J. De Gruyter Open. 276-278.

Canning-Clode J, Paiva F. (2016). Part IV - Predictions and new tools in biological invasions. In Biological Invasions in Changing Ecosystems: Vectors, Ecological Impacts, Management and Predictions. Ed. Canning-Clode J. De Gruyter Open. 365-367.


Canning-Clode J, Sugden H. (2014). Assessing fouling assemblages. In Biofouling Methods. Eds. Thomason J, Dobretsov S, Williams DN. Wiley-Blackwell. Oxford. 252-270.


Canning-Clode J, Wahl M, (2010) Patterns of Fouling on a Global Scale. In: Biofouling,(eds Dürr S, Thomason J. Wiley-Blackwell. Oxford. 73-86.


Dürr S, Thomason JC, Butler A, Canning-Clode J, Coutts A, Cowie P, Dobretsov S, Lewis J, Page M, Pratten J, Ready D, Rittschof D, Spratt D, Terlizzi A (2010) Techniques for the Quantification of Fouling. In: Biofouling, (eds Dürr S, Thomason J). Wiley-Blackwell.Oxford. 319-332.


Canning-Clode J, (2009) Latitudinal patterns of species richness in hard-bottom communities. In: Hard Bottom Communities, (ed Wahl M) Ecological Studies 2009, Springer Verlag Heidelberg. 81-87.



Scientific notes

Canning-Clode J, Biofixação. National Geographic - Portugal. 08-2009.





Paiva F, (2014). Ship transport of marine invasive species and its stress resistance. MSc Thesis. Universidade de Évora, Escola de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal. [Link]


Brennecke D. (2011). Effects of hypercapnia on growth of the green sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis. BSc Thesis. Geomar, Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel, Germany [Link]


Canning-Clode J, (2008). Global diversity patterns in marine fouling communities - exploring latitudinal effects and the local-regional richness relationship. PhD Thesis. Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel. Kiel, Germany. [Link]


Canning-Clode J, (2005). Interactive effects of productivity and disturbance on the diversity of hard-bottom communities in the south coast of Madeira Island. MS Thesis. Biology [Link]


Ramalhosa P, (2005). The influences of sewage pollution on Nereis diversicolor. BSc Thesis. University of London, Queen Mary and Westfield College, United Kingdom. [Link]