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Gallardo, B. Aldridge, & D. C. (2012 in press) Priority setting for invasive species management: integrated risk assessment of multiple Ponto Caspian invasive species into Great Britain. Ecological Applications.

P.S.E. zu Ermgassen, Spalding M.D., Grizzle R., Brumbaugh R.D. (2012 in press) Quantifying the loss of a marine ecosystem service: filtration by the eastern oyster in US estuaries. Estuaries and Coasts DOI: 10.1007/s12237-012-9559-y

Gallardo, B., M. P. Errea & Aldridge, D. C. (2012) Application of Bioclimatic models coupled with Network Analysis for risk assessment of the killer shrimp, Dikerogammarus villosus, in Great Britain. Biological Invasions, 14, 1265–1278. doi: 10.1007/s10530-011-0154-0

Zieritz, A., Clucas, G., Axtmann, L. & Aldridge, D.C. (2012) Shell ecophenotype in the blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) determines the spatial pattern in foraging behaviour of an oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus) population. Marine Biology, 159, 863-872. doi:10.1007/s00227-011-1862-9 (

P.S.E. zu Ermgassen, Spalding M.D., Blake B., Coen L.D., Dumbauld B., Geiger S., Grabowski J.H., Grizzle R., Luckenbach M., McGraw K., Rodney W., Ruesink J.L., Powers S.P., Brumbaugh R.D. (2012) Historical ecology with real numbers: Past and present extent and biomass of an imperilled estuarine ecosystem. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279:3393-3400 DOI:10.1098/rspb.2012.0313

Zieritz, A., Checa, A.G., Aldridge, D.C. & Harper, E.M. (2011). Variability, function and phylogenetic significance of periostracal microprojections in unionoid bivalves. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 49, 6-15. doi:10.1111/j.1439‐0469.2010.00583.x

zu Ermgassen, P.S.E. & Aldridge D.C. (2011) Predation by the invasive American signal crayfish, Pacifastacus leniusculus Dana, on the invasive zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha Pallas: the potential for control and facilitation. Hydrobiologia, 658, 303-315. doi:10.1007/s10750-010-0500-8

zu Ermgassen, P.S.E. & Aldridge, D.C. (2010) The zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) impacts European bitterling (Rhodeus amarus) load in a host freshwater mussel (Unio pictorum). Hydrobiologia, 654, 83-92. doi:10.1007/s10750-010-0371-z

Spann, N., Harper, E.M. & Aldridge, D.C. (2010) The unusual mineral vaterite in shells of the freshwater bivalve Corbicula fluminea from the UK. Naturwissenschaften, 97, 743-751. doi:10.1007/s00114-010-0692-9

Skidmore, R., Leach, C., Hoffman, J., Amos, W. & Aldridge, D.C. (2010) Conservation genetics of the endangered depressed river mussels, Pseudanodonta complanata, using amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) markers. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 20, 560-567. doi: 10.1002/aqc.1131

Hoffman, J.I., Peck, L.S., Hillyard, G., Zieritz, A. & Clark, M.S. (2010). No evidence for genetic differentiation between Antarctic limpet Nacella concinna morphotypes. Marine Biology, 157, 765‐778. doi:10.1007/s00227‐009‐1360‐5

Zieritz, A., Hoffman, J.I., Amos, W. & Aldridge, D.C. (2010) Phenotypic plasticity and genetic isolation-by-distance in the freshwater mussel Unio pictorum (Mollusca: Unionoida). Evolutionary Ecology, 24, 923-938. doi:10.1007/s10682-009-9350-0

Keller, R.P., zu Ermgassen, P.S.E. & Aldridge, D.C. (2009) Vectors and timing of freshwater invasions in Great Britain. Conservation Biology, 23, 1526-1534. doi:10.1111/j.1523-1739.2009.01249.x

Sousa, R., Gutierrez, J.L. & Aldridge, D.C. (2009) Non-indigenous invasive bivalves as ecosystem engineers. Biological Invasions, 11, 2367-2385. doi:10.1007/s10530-009-9422-7

Zieritz, A. & Aldridge, D.C. (2009) Identification of ecophenotypic trends within three European freshwater mussel species (Bivalvia: Unionoida) using traditional and modern morphometric techniques. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 98, 814-825. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2009.01329.x

Aldridge, D. C., Salazar, M., Serna, A. & Cock, J. (2008) Density-dependent effects of a new invasive false mussel, Mytilopsis trautwineana (Tryon 1866), on shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone 1931), aquaculture in Colombia. Aquaculture, 281, 34-42. doi:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2008.05.022

Costa, R., Aldridge, D.C. & Moggridge, G.D. (2008) Seasonal variation of zebra mussel susceptibility to molluscicidal agents. Journal of Applied Ecology, 45, 1712-1721. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2007.10.020

Elliott, P. & zu Ermgassen, P.S.E. (2008) The Asian clam (Corbicula fluminea) in the River Thames, London, England. Aquatic Invasions, 3, 54-60. doi:10.3391/ai.2008.3.1.9

McIvor, A.L. & Aldridge, D.C. (2007) The reproductive biology of the Depressed river mussel, Pseudanodonta complanata (Bivalvia: Unionidae), with implications for its conservation. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 73, 259-266. doi: 10.1093/mollus/eym023

Aldridge, D.C., Fayle, T. & Jackson, N. (2007) Freshwater mussel abundance predicts biodiversity in UK lowland rivers. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 17: 554-564. doi: 10.1002/aqc.815

Aldridge, D.C., Moggridge, G.D. & Elliott, P. (2006) Microencapsulated BioBullets for the control of biofouling zebra mussels. Environmental Science and Technology, 40, 975-979. doi: 10.1021/es050614+

Elliott, P., Aldridge, D.C., Moggridge, G.D. & Chipps, M. (2005). The increasing effects of zebra mussels on water installations in England. Water and the Environment Journal, 19: 367-375. doi: 10.1111/j.1747-6593.2005.tb00575.x

Killeen, I.J., Aldridge, D.C. & Oliver, P.G. (2004) Freshwater Bivalves of Britain and Ireland. FSC, AIDGAP Occasional Publication 82, 114 pp.

Aldridge, D.C., Elliott, P.E. & Moggridge, G.D. (2004) The recent and rapid spread of the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) in Great Britain. Biological Conservation, 199, 253-261. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2003.11.008

Aldridge, D.C. (2004a). Conservation of freshwater unionid mussels in Britain. Journal of Conchology, Special Publication No. 3, 81-90.

Aldridge, D.C. (2004b). The Bitterling. In Freshwater Fishes in Britain: the Species and their Distribution (Eds. G. Davies, J. Shelley, J. Harding, I MacLean, R. Gardiner & G. Pierson). pp. 84-86 Harley Books, Colchester.

Aldridge, D.C. & McIvor, A.L. (2003) Gill evacuation and release of glochidia by Unio pictorum and Unio tumidus under thermal and hypoxic stress. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 69, 55-59. doi: 10.1093/mollus/69.1.55

Aldridge, D.C. & Müller, S.J. (2001) The Asiatic clam, Corbicula fluminea, in Britain: current status and potential threats. Journal of Conchology, 37, 177-184.

Aldridge, D.C. (2000) The impacts of dredging and weed cutting on a population of freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae). Biological Conservation, 95, 247-257. doi: 10.1016/S0006-3207(00)00045-8

Aldridge, D.C. (1999a) Development of European bitterling in the gills of freshwater mussels. Journal of Fish Biology 54, 138-151. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.1999.tb00618.x

Aldridge, D.C. (1999b) The morphology, growth and reproduction of Unionidae (Bivalvia) in a fenland waterway. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 65, 47-60. doi: 10.1093/mollus/65.1.47

Aldridge, D.C. & Horne, D.C. (1998) Fossil glochidia (Bivalvia, Unionidae): identification and value in palaeoenvironmental reconstructions. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 17, 179-182. doi: 10.1144/jm.17.2.179

Reynolds, J.D., Aldridge, D.C. & Debuse, V.J. (1997) Host specialisation in an unusual symbiosis: European bitterlings spawning in freshwater mussels. Oikos, 78, 539-545. Link