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University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute

Promoting collaborative research on biodiversity conservation and its impacts

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Dr David Aldridge

by Alison Harvey last modified Feb 13, 2015 10:10 AM

Dept of Zoology

Departments and Institutes



  • Marine

Key Publications

2011 Spann, N., Aldridge, D. C., Griffin, J. L., & Jones, O. A. (2011). Size-dependent effects of low level cadmium and zinc exposure on the metabolome of the Asian clam, Corbicula fluminea.. Aquat Toxicol, 105(3-4), 589-599. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2011.08.010
2013 Paillex, A., Doledec, S., Castella, E., Merigoux, S., & Aldridge, D. C. (2013). Functional diversity in a large river floodplain: anticipating the response of native and alien macroinvertebrates to the restoration of hydrological connectivity. JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECOLOGY, 50(1), 97-106. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12018
2013 Gallardo, B., & Aldridge, D. C. (2013). Priority setting for invasive species management: risk assessment of Ponto-Caspian invasive species into Great Britain.. Ecol Appl, 23(2), 352-364. Retrieved from
2013 Gallardo, B., & Aldridge, D. C. (2013). The 'dirty dozen': Socio-economic factors amplify the invasion potential of 12 high-risk aquatic invasive species in Great Britain and Ireland. Journal of Applied Ecology.
2013 Gallardo, B., & Aldridge, D. C. (2013). Evaluating the combined threat of climate change and biological invasions on endangered species. Biological Conservation, 160, 225-233.
2013 LiNa, D., JunXing, Y., von Rintelen, T., XiaoYong, C., & Aldridge, D. (2013). Molecular phylogenetic evidence that the Chinese viviparid genus Margarya (Gastropoda: Viviparidae) is polyphyletic. CHINESE SCIENCE BULLETIN, 58(18), 2154-2162. doi:10.1007/s11434-012-5632-y
2013 Calazans, S. H., Americo, J. A., da Costa Fernandes, F., Aldridge, D. C., & de Freitas Rebelo, M. (2013). Assessment of toxicity of dissolved and microencapsulated biocides for control of the Golden Mussel Limnoperna fortunei.. Mar Environ Res, 91, 104-108. doi:10.1016/j.marenvres.2013.02.012
2012 Kazamia, E., Aldridge, D. C., & Smith, A. G. (2012). Synthetic ecology - A way forward for sustainable algal biofuel production?. Journal of Biotechnology.
2012 Gallardo, B., Errea, M. P., & 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(6), 1265-1278.
2011 von Oheimb, P. V., Albrecht, C., Riedel, F., Du, L., Yang, J., Aldridge, D. C., . . . Wilke, T. (2011). Freshwater biogeography and limnological evolution of the Tibetan Plateau--insights from a plateau-wide distributed gastropod taxon (Radix spp.).. PLoS One, 6(10), e26307. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026307
2011 Zieritz, A., & Aldridge, D. C. (2011). Sexual, habitat-constrained and parasite-induced dimorphism in the shell of a freshwater mussel (Anodonta anatina, Unionidae).. J Morphol, 272(11), 1365-1375. doi:10.1002/jmor.10990
2011 Sousa, R., Pilotto, F., & Aldridge, D. C. (2011). Fouling of European freshwater bivalves (Unionidae) by the invasive zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha). FRESHWATER BIOL, 56(5), 867-876. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2427.2010.02532.x
2010 Ermgassen, P. S. E. Z., & Aldridge, D. C. (2010). The zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) impacts European bitterling (Rhodeus amarus) load in a host freshwater mussel (Unio pictorum). HYDROBIOLOGIA, 654(1), 83-92. doi:10.1007/s10750-010-0371-z
2010 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(8), 743-751. doi:10.1007/s00114-010-0692-9
2009 Zieritz, A., & Aldridge, D. C. (2009). Identification of ecophenotypic trends within three European freshwater mussel species (Bivalvia: Unionoida) using traditional and modern morphometric techniques. BIOL J LINN SOC, 98(4), 814-825.
2009 Sousa, R., Gutierrez, J. L., & Aldridge, D. C. (2009). Non-indigenous invasive bivalves as ecosystem engineers. BIOL INVASIONS, 11(10), 2367-2385. doi:10.1007/s10530-009-9422-7
2007 McIvor, A. L., & Aldridge, D. C. (2007). The reproductive biology of the depressed river mussel, Pseudanodonta complanata (Bivalvia : Unionidae), with implications for its conservation. J MOLLUS STUD, 73, 259-266. doi:10.1093/mollus/eym023
2007 Aldridge, D. C., Fayle, T. M., & Jackson, N. (2007). Freshwater mussel abundance predicts biodiversity in UK lowland rivers. AQUAT CONSERV, 17(6), 554-564. doi:10.1002/aqc.815
2005 Elliott, P., Aldridge, D. C., Moggridge, G. D., & Chipps, M. (2005). The increasing effects of zebra mussels on water installations in England. WATER ENVIRON J, 19(4), 367-375.
2000 Aldridge, D. C. (2000). The impacts of dredging and weed cutting on a population of freshwater mussels (Bivalvia : Unionidae). BIOL CONSERV, 95(3), 247-257.