Research Projects

Archived Projects

Peer-Reviewed Publications

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  • Rogowski, D.L., D.J. Soucek, J.M. Levengood, S.R. Johnson, J.H. Chick, J.M. Dettmers, M.A. Pegg, J.M. Epifanio. 2008. Contaminant Concentrations in Asian Carps, Invasive Species in the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers. Environ Monit Assess. DOI 10.1007/s10661-008-0529-6.
  • Keller, Reuben P. and David M. Lodge.  2007. Species Invasions from Commerce in Live Aquatic
    Organisms: Problems and Possible Solutions. BioScience. 57.
  • Johnson, L. E., J. M. Bossenbroek, and C. E. Kraft. 2006. Patterns and pathways in the post-establishment spread of non-indigenous aquatic species: The slowing invasion of North American inland lakes by the zebra mussel. Biological Invasions8:475-489.
  • Leung, B., J. M. Bossenbroek, and D. M. Lodge. 2006. Boats, pathways, and aquatic biological invasions: Estimating dispersal potential with gravity models. Biological Invasions8:241-254.
  • Finnoff, D., J. F. Shogren, B. Leung, and D. Lodge. 2005. The importance of bioeconomic feedback in invasive species management. Ecological Economics52:367-381.
  • Bobeldyk, A. M., J. M. Bossenbroek, M. A. Evan-White, D. M. Lodge, and G. A. Lamberti. 2005. Secondary spread of zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) in lake-stream systems. Ecoscience. 12:414-421.
  • Bossenbroek, J. M., J. McNulty, and R. P. Keller. 2005. Can ecologists heat up the discussion on invasive species risk? Risk Analysis. 25:1595-1597.
  • Leung, B., D. Finnoff, J. F. Shogren, and D. Lodge. 2005. Managing invasive species: Rules of thumb for rapid assessment. Ecological Economics.  55:24-36.
  • Retzer, Michael E. and Benjamin Batten. 2005. Fishes of the Chicago Region: A Review of the Dennison and Illinois Natural History Survey Collections. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science.98(1,2): 63-73.
  • Saphores, J. D. M., and J. F. Shogren. 2005. Managing exotic pests under uncertainty: optimal control actions and bioeconomic investigations. Ecological Economics52:327-339.
  • Barbier , E.B. and J.F. Shogren. 2004. Growth with Endogenous Risk of Biological Invasion. Economic Inquiry.  42: 587-601.
  • Drake, J. M., and J. M. Bossenbroek. 2004. The potential distribution of zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) in the United States.BioScience.  54:931-941.
  • Drake JM, Lodge D.M. 2004. Global hot spots of biological invasions: evaluating options for ballast-water management. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B. 271: 575-580
  • Finnoff, D., and J. F. Shogren. 2004. Endogenous risk as a tool for nonindigenous species management. Weed Technology. 18:1261-1265.
  • Leung, B., J. M. Drake, and D. M. Lodge. 2004. Predicting invasions: propagule pressure and the gravity of Allee effects. Ecology. 85:1651-1660.
  • Stoeckel, J.A, D.K. Padilla, D.W. Schneider, and C.R. Rehmann. 2004. Laboratory culture of Dreissena polymorpha larvae: spawning success, adult fecundity, and larval mortality patterns. Can. J. Zool.82: 1436-1443.
  • Stoeckel, J.A, Rehmann, C.R., Schneider, D.W., and Padilla, D.K. 2004. Retention and supply of zebra mussel larvae in a large river system: importance of upstream lakes. Freshwater Biology. 49: 919-930.
  • Taylor, R.M., M.A. Pegg, and J.H. Chick. 2003. Some observations on the effectiveness of two behavioral fish guidance systems for preventing the spread of bighead carp to the Great Lakes. Aquatic Invaders 14:1-5.
  • Schneider, D.W., J.A. Stoeckel, C.R. Rehmann, K. D. Blodgett, R. E. Sparks, D. K. Padilla.  2003.  A developmental bottleneck in dispersing larvae: implications for spatial population dynamics.  Ecology Letters.6:352-360. 
  • Carr, M.L., Rehmann, C.R., Stoeckel, J.A., Padilla, D.K., and Schneider, D.W. 2003. Measurements and consequences of retention in a side embayment in a tidal river. Journal of Marine Systems. 49(1-4): 41-53.
  • Rehmann, C.R., Stoeckel, J.A., and Schneider, D.W. 2003. Effect of turbulence on the mortality of zebra mussel veligers, Canadian Journal of Zoology. 81: 1063-1069.
  • Kolar, C.S., A.H. Fullerton, K.M. Martin, and G.A. Lamberti.  2002.  Effect of zebra mussel shells on amphipod behavior and foraging rates of Eurasian ruffe and yellow perch.  J. Great Lakes Res. 28: 664-673.
  • Leung, B., D.M. Lodge, D. Finnoff, J.F. Shogren, M.A. Lewis, and G.A. Lamberti.  2002.  An ounce of prevention or a pound of cure: bioeconomic risk analysis of invasive species.  Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. Ser. B.  269: 2407-2413.
  • Charlebois, Patrice M., Lynda D. Corkum, David J. Jude, Carey Knight. 2001. The round goby ("Neogobius melanostomus") invasion: current research and future needs. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 27(3):263-266.
  • Crawford, H. M., D. A. Jensen, B. Peichel, P. M. Charlebois, B. A. Doll, S. H. Kay, V. A. Ramey, and M. B. O’Leary.  2001.  Sea Grant and invasive aquatic plants: a national outreach initiative.  Journal of Aquatic Plant Management.  39:8-11.
  • Charlebois, P. M., M. J. Raffenberg, and J. M. Dettmers.  2001.  First occurrence of Cercopagis pengoi in Lake Michigan.  Journal of Great Lakes Research.  27:258-261.
  • Djuricich, Paul, and John Janssen. 2001. Impact of round goby predation on zebra mussel size distribution at Calumet Harbor, Lake Michigan. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 27(3):312-318.
  • Janssen, John, and David J. Jude. 2001. Recruitment failure of mottled sculpin "Cottus bairdi" in Calumet Harbor, southern Lake Michigan, induced by the newly introduced round goby "Neogobius melanostomus. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 27(3):319-328
  • Perry, W.L., D.M. Lodge, and G.A. Lamberti. 2000. Crayfish (Orconectes rusticus) impacts on zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) recruitment, other macroinvertebrates and algal biomass in a lake-outlet stream.  Am. Midl. Nat. 144: 308-316.
  • Sala, Osvaldo E., Stuart F. Chamin III, Juan J. Armesto, Eric Berlow, Janine Bloomfield, Rodolfo Dirzo, Elisabeth Huber-Sanwald, Laura F. Huenneke, Robert B. Jackson, Ann Kinzig, Rik Leemans, David M. Lodge, Harold A. Mooney, Martin Oesterheld, Leroy N. Poff, Martin T. Sykes, Brian H. Walker, Marilyn Walker, Diana H. Wall. 2000. Global biodiversity scenarios for the year 2100. Science. 287:1770-1774.
  • Lewis, K.M., J.L. Feder, and G.A. Lamberti.  2000.  Population genetics of the zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas):  Local allozyme differentiation within Midwestern lakes and streams.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 57: 637-643.
  • Lewis, K.M., J.L. Feder, T.G. Horvath, and G.A. Lamberti. 2000. Heterozygosity and fitness: no strong association in Great Lakes populations of the zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas).Malacologica 42: 113-122.
  • Lodge, David M. 2000. Rusties on a rampage. The Michigan Riparian. 17-19.
  • Lodge, David M., Christopher A. Taylor, David M. Holdich, and Jostein Skurdal. 2000. Reducing impacts of exotic crayfish introductions: new policies needed. Fisheries. 25(8):21-23.
  • Lodge, David M., Christopher A. Taylor, David M. Holdich, and Jostein Skurdal. 2000. Nonindigenous crayfishes threaten North American freshwater biodiversity: lessons from Europe. Fisheries. 25(8):7-20.
  • Fullerton  Aimee H., Gary A. Lamberti, David M. Lodge, and Frederick W. Goetz. 2000. Potential for resource competition between Eurasian ruffe and yellow perch: growth and RNA responses in laboratory experiments. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society.129:1331-1339.
  • Horvath, T.G., and G.A. Lamberti.  1999.  Recruitment and growth of zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) in a coupled lake-stream system.  Arch. Hydrobiol. 145:197-217.
  • Horvath  Thomas G., and Gary A. Lamberti. 1999. Mortality of zebra mussel, "Dreissena polymorpha," veligers during downstream transport. Freshwater Biology. 42:69-76.
  • Horvath  Thomas G., Kristine M. Martin, and Gary A. Lamberti.1999. Effect of zebra mussels, "Dreissena polymorpha", on macroinvertebrates in a Lake-outlet stream. American Midland Naturalist. 142:340-347.
  • Kuhns  Linda A., and Martin B. Berg. 1999. Benthic invertebrate community responses to round goby ("Neogobius malanostomus") and zebra mussel ("Dreissena polymorpha") invasion in southern Lake Michigan. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 25(4):910-917.
  • Lauer  Thomas E., David K. Barnes, Anthony Ricciardi, and Anne Spacie. 1999. Evidence of recruitment inhibition of zebra mussels ("Dreissena polymorpha"), by a freshwater bryozoan   ("Lophopodella carteri"). Journal of the North American Benthological Society. 18(3):406-413.
  • Fullerton, A.H., G.A. Lamberti, D.M. Lodge, and M.B. Berg.  1998.  Prey preferences of Eurasian ruffe and yellow perch: comparison of laboratory results with composition of Great Lakes benthos.  J. Great Lakes Res. 24:319-328.
  • Kolar  Cynthia S., and David H. Wahl. 1998. Daphnid morphology deters fish predators. Oecologia. 116:556-564.
  • Horvath, T.G., and G.A. Lamberti.  1997.  Drifting macrophytes as a mechanism for zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) invasion of lake-outlet streams.  Am. Midl. Nat. 138:29-36.
  • Perry, W.L., D.M. Lodge, and G.A. Lamberti.  1997.  Impact of crayfish predation on exotic zebra mussels and native invertebrates in a lake-outlet stream.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 54:120-125.
  • Charlebois, P. M., and G. A. Lamberti.  1996.  Invading crayfish in a Michigan stream: direct and indirect effects on periphyton and macroinvertebrates.  Journal of the North American Benthological Society 15:551-563.
  • Horvath, T.G., G.A. Lamberti, D.M. Lodge, and W.L. Perry.  1996.  Zebra mussel dispersal in lake-stream systems: source-sink dynamics? J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc. 15:564-575.


Tomas Höök
Associate Director of Research

Carolyn Foley
Assistant Research Coordinator

Pat Charlebois
Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator

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