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Cheng, Brian S., Altieri, Andrew H., Torchin, Mark E., and Ruiz, Gregory M. 2019. "Can marine reserves restore lost ecosystem functioning? A global synthesis." Ecology 100 (4):
Cheng, Brian S., Ruiz, Gregory M., Altieri, Andrew H., and Torchin, Mark E. 2019. "The biogeography of invasion in tropical and temperate seagrass beds: Testing interactive effects of predation and propagule pressure." Diversity and Distributions 25 (2):285–297.
Freestone, Amy L., Carroll, Elizabeth W., Papacostas, Katherine, Ruiz, Gregory M., Torchin, Mark E., and Sewall, Brent J. 2019. "Predation shapes invertebrate diversity in tropical but not temperate seagrass communities." Journal of Animal Ecology
Geladi, Ilke, León, Luis,Fernando De, Torchin, Mark E., Hendry, Andrew P., González, Rigoberto, and Sharpe, Diana M. T. 2019. "100-year time series reveal little morphological change following impoundment and predator invasion in two Neotropical characids." Evolutionary Applications 12 (7):1385–1401.
Kelehear, Crystal, Saltonstall, Kristin, and Torchin, Mark E. 2019. "Negative effects of parasitic lung nematodes on the fitness of a Neotropical toad (Rhinella horribilis)." Parasitology 13:1–9.
Sellers, Andrew J., Leung, Brian, and Torchin, Mark E. 2019. "Global meta-analysis of how marine upwelling affects herbivory." Global Ecology and Biogeography 1–14.
Valverde, Marisol P., Sharpe, Diana M. T., Torchin, Mark E., Buck, David G., and Chapman, Lauren J. 2019. "Trophic shifts in a native predator following the introduction of a top predator in a tropical lake." Biological Invasions 1–19.
Davidson, Timothy M., Altieri, Andrew H., Ruiz, Gregory M., and Torchin, Mark E. 2018. "Bioerosion in a changing world: a conceptual framework." Ecology Letters 21 (3):422–438.
Pagenkopp Lohan, Katrina M., Hill-Spanik, Kristina, Torchin, Mark E., Fleischer, Robert C., Carnegie, Ryan B., Reece, Kimberly S., and Ruiz, Gregory M. 2018. "Phylogeography and connectivity of molluscan parasites: Perkinsus spp. in Panama and beyond." International journal for parasitology 48 (2):135–144.
Stewart, Tara Elizabeth, Torchin, Mark E., and Cáceres, Carla. 2018. "Invisible Parasites and their Implications for Coexisting Water Fleas." The Journal of parasitology 104 (1):101–105.
Jurgens, L. J., Freestone, Amy L., Ruiz, Gregory M., and Torchin, Mark E. 2017. "Prior predation alters community resistance to an extreme climate disturbance." Ecosphere 8 (10):
Lohan, Katrina M. Pagenkopp, Fleischer, Robert C., Torchin, Mark E., and Ruiz, Gregory M. 2017. [Dataset] "Supplemental Material for Protistan Biogeography: A Snapshot Across a Major Shipping Corridor Spanning Two Oceans." Distributed by Smithsonian Research Online.
Pagenkopp Lohan, Katrina M., Fleischer, Robert C., Torchin, Mark E., and Ruiz, Gregory M. 2017. "Protistan Biogeography: A Snapshot Across a Major Shipping Corridor Spanning Two Oceans." Protist 168 (2):183–196.
Sharpe, Diana M. T., De León, L. F., Gonzalez, R., and Torchin, Mark E. 2017. "Tropical fish community does not recover 45 years after predator introduction." Ecology 98 (2):412–424.
Byers, James and Torchin, Mark E. 2016. [Dataset] "Predation of two snail species (Cerithideopis californica and Cerithideopsis montagnei) by a the whelk (Thais kiosquiformis) in Panamanian mangroves in 2014 (Estuarine Parasites project). Action Action." Distributed by Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO-DMO).
Davidson, Timothy M., Ruiz, Gregory M., and Torchin, Mark E. 2016. "Boring crustaceans shape the land-sea interface in brackish Caribbean mangroves." Ecosphere 7 (8):
Pagenkopp Lohan, Katrina M., Hill-Spanik, Kristina M., Torchin, Mark E., Aguirre-Macedo, Leopoldina, Fleischer, Robert C., and Ruiz, Gregory M. 2016. "Richness and distribution of tropical oyster parasites in two oceans." Parasitology 143 (9):1119–1132.
Frankel, Victor M., Hendry, Andrew P., Rolshausen, Gregor, and Torchin, Mark E. 2015. "Host preference of an introduced ‘generalist’ parasite for a non-native host." International journal for parasitology 45 (11):703–709.
Lohan, Katrina M. Pagenkopp, Hill-Spanik, Kristina, Torchin, Mark E., Strong, Ellen E., Fleischer, Robert C., and Ruiz, Gregory M. 2015. "Molecular phylogenetics reveals first record and invasion of Saccostrea species in the Caribbean." Marine Biology 162 (5):957–968.
Colautti, Robert I., Franks, Steven J., Hufbauer, Ruth A., Kotanen, Peter M., Torchin, Mark E., Byers, James E., Pysek, Petr, and Bossdorf, Oliver. 2014. "The Global Garlic Mustard Field Survey (GGMFS): challenges and opportunities of a unique, large-scale collaboration for invasion biology." Neobiota 21:29–47.
Freestone, Amy L., Ruiz, Gregory M., and Torchin, Mark E. 2013. "Stronger biotic resistance in tropics relative to temperate zone: effects of predation on marine invasion dynamics." Ecology 94 (6):1370–1377.
Parker, John D., Torchin, Mark E., Hufbauer, Ruth A., Lemoine, Nathan P., Alba, Christina, Blumenthal, Dana M., Bossdorf, Oliver, Byers, James E., Dunn, Alison M., Heckman, Robert W., Hejda, Martin, Jarošík, Vojtech, Kanarek, Andrew R., Martin, Lynn B., Perkins, Sarah E., Pyšek, Petr, Schierenbeck, Kristina, Schlöder, Carmen, van Klinken, Rieks, Vaughn, Kurt J., Williams, Wyatt, and Wolfe, Lorne M. 2013. "Do invasive species perform better in their new ranges?." Ecology 94 (5):985–994.
Schloeder, Carmen, Canning-Clode, João, Saltonstall, Kristin, Strong, Ellen E., Ruiz, Gregory M., and Torchin, Mark E. 2013. "The Pacific bivalve Anomia peruviana in the Atlantic: a recent invasion across the Panama Canal?." Aquatic Invasions 8 (4):443–448.
Dunn, Alison M., Torchin, Mark E., Hatcher, Melanie J., Kotanen, Peter M., Blumenthal, Dana M., Byers, James E., Coon, Courtney A. C., Frankel, Victor M., Holt, Robert D., Hufbauer, Ruth A., Kanarek, Andrew R., Schierenbeck, Kristina A., Wolfe, Lorne M., and Perkins, Sarah E. 2012. "Invasions and Infections: Indirect effects of parasites in invasions." Functional Ecology 26 (6):1262–1274.
Miura, Osamu, Torchin, Mark E., Bermingham, Eldredge, Jacobs, David K., and Hechinger, Ryan F. 2012. "Flying shells: historical dispersal of marine snails across Central America." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 279 (1731):1061–1067.
Ogada, D. L., Torchin, Mark E., Kinnaird, M. F., and Ezenwa, V. O. 2012. "Effects of Vulture Declines on Facultative Scavengers and Potential Implications for Mammalian Disease Transmission." Conservation Biology 26 (3):453–460.
Canning-Clode, João, Fofonoff, Paul W., Riedel, Gerhardt, Torchin, Mark E., and Ruiz, Gregory M. 2011. "The Effects of Copper Pollution on Fouling Assemblage Diversity: A Tropical-Temperate Comparison." PLoS ONE 6 (3):e18026–e18026.
Dumbauld, Brett R., Chapman, John W., Torchin, Mark E., and Kuris, Armand M. 2011. "Is the Collapse of Mud Shrimp (Upogebia pugettensis) Populations Along the Pacific Coast of North America Caused by Outbreaks of a Previously Unknown Bopyrid Isopod Parasite (Orthione griffenis)?." Estuaries and Coasts 34 (2):336–350.
Freestone, Amy L., Osman, Richard W., Ruiz, Gregory M., and Torchin, Mark E. 2011. "Stronger predation in the tropics shapes species richness patterns in marine communities." Ecology 92 (4):983–993.
Hechinger, Ryan F., Lafferty, Kevin D., Mclaughlin, John P., Fredensborg, Brian L., Huspeni, Todd C., Lorda, Julio, Sandhu, Parwant K., Shaw, Jenny C., Torchin, Mark E., Whitney, Kathleen, and Kuris, Armand M. 2011. "Food webs incluiding parasites, biomass, body sizes, and life stages for three California/Baja California estuaries." Ecology 92 (3):791.
Kam, Yulang, Schloder, Carmen, Roche, Dominique G., and Torchin, Mark E. 2011. "The Iraqi crab, Elamenopsis kempi in the Panama Canal: distribution, abundance and interactions with the exotic North American crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii." Aquatic Invasions 6 (3):439-445.
Miura, Osamu, Frankel, Victor, and Torchin, Mark E. 2011. "Different developmental strategies in geminate mud snails, Cerithideopsis californica and C. pliculosa, across the Isthmus of Panama." Journal of Molluscan Studies 77 (3):255–258.
Lafferty, Kevin D., Torchin, Mark E., and Kuris, Armand M. 2010. "The geography of host and parasite invasions." in The biogeography of host-parasite interactions, edited by Morand, Serge and Krasnov, Boris R., 191–203. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Miura, Osamu, Torchin, Mark E., and Bermingham, Eldredge. 2010. "Molecular phylogenetics reveals differential divergence of coastal snails separated by the Isthmus of Panama." Molecular phylogenetics and evolution 56 (1):40–48.
Roche, Dominique G., Leung, Brian, Franco, Edgar F. Mendoza, and Torchin, Mark E. 2010. "Higher parasite richness, abundance and impact in native versus introduced cichlid fishes." International Journal for Parasitology 40 (13):1525–1530.
Torchin, Mark E. 2010. "Native fish grows faster in the presence of a potential introduced competitor." Aquatic Invasions 5 (2):163–167.
Torchin, Mark E. and McKenzie, Valerie J. 2010. "Introduction of Armand Kuris, Recipient of the 2010 Clark P. Read Mentor Award." The Journal of Parasitology 96 (6):1041–1043.
Blakeslee, April M. H., Keogh, Carolyn L., Byers, James E., Kuris, Armand M., Lafferty, Kevin D., and Torchin, Mark E. 2009. "Differential escape from parasites by two competing introduced crabs." Marine Ecology Progress Series 393:83–96.
Robertson, D. Ross, Christy, John H., Collin, Rachel, Cooke, Richard G., D'Croz, Luis, Kaufmann, Karl W., Moreno, Stanley Heckadon, Maté, Juan L., O'Dea, Aaron, and Torchin, Mark E. 2009. "The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute: Marine Research, Education, and Conservation in Panama." Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences (38): 73–93.
Roche, Dominique G., Torchin, Mark E., Leung, Brian, and Binning, Sandra A. 2009. "Localized invasion of the North American Harris mud crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii, in the Panama Canal: implications for eradication and spread." Biological Invasions 11 (4):983–993.
Ruiz, Gregory M., Torchin, Mark E., and Grant, Katharine. 2009. "Using the Panama Canal to Test Predictions about Tropical Marine Invasions." in Proceedings of the Smithsonian Marine Science Symposium, edited by Lang, Michael A., Macintyre, Ian G., and Rützler, Klaus., 291–299. Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press.
Kuris, A. M., Hechinger, R. F., Shaw, J. C., Whitney, K. L., Aguirre-Macedo, L., Boch, C. A., Dobson, A. P., Dunham, E. J., Fredensborg, B. L., Huspeni, T. C., Lorda, J., Mababa, L., Mancini, F. T., Mora, A. B., Pickering, M., Talhouk, N. L., Torchin, Mark E., and Lafferty, K. D. 2008. "Ecosystem energetic implications of parasite and free-living biomass in three estuaries." Nature 454 (7203):515–518.
Mendoza-Franco, Edgar F., Roche, Dominique G., and Torchin, Mark E. 2008. "New species of Diplectanum (Monogenoidea: Diplectanidae), and proposal of a new genus of the Dactylogyridae from the gills of gerreid fishes (Teleostei) from Mexico and Panama." Folia parasitologica 55 (3):171–179.
Hufbauer, Ruth A. and Torchin, Mark E. 2007. "Integrating Ecological and Evolutionary Theory of Biological Invasions." Biological Invasions 193 (3):79–96.
Kuris, Armand M., Goddard, Jeffrey H. R., Torchin, Mark E., Murphy, Nicole, Gurney, Robert, and Lafferty, Kevin D. 2007. "An experimental evaluation of host specificity: The role of encounter and compatibility filters for a rhizocephalan parasite of crabs." International journal for parasitology 37 (5):539–545.
Morris, William F., Hufbauer, Ruth A., Agrawal, Anurag A., Bever, James D., Borowicz, Victoria A., Gilbert, Gregory S., Maron, John L., Mitchell, Charles E., Parker, Ingrid M., Power, Alison G., Torchin, Mark E., and Vázquez, Diego P. 2007. "Direct and interactive effects of enemies and mutualists on plant performance: a meta-analysis." Ecology 88 (4):1021–1029.
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