Matteo Rolla


Academic Adress

Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research
University of Windsor
Windsor, Ontario, Canada, N9B 3P4



  • 2015 - 2019: PhD. Freshwater invaders in recently colonized waters: Implications for Management. Department of Biosciences. Swansea University. United Kingdom

  • 2012 - 2014: MSc. Experimental and Applied Biology. Department of Biology. University of Pavia. Italy

  • 2009 - 2012: BSc. Natural Sciences. Department of Earth and Environment Sciences. University of Pavia. Italy.


  • 15. Rolla, M., Consuegra, S., Hall, D. J., & de Leaniz, C. G. (2020). Seasonal and spatial variation in growth and abundance of zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) in a recently invaded lake: implications for management. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 8, 159.

  • 14. Rolla, M., Consuegra, S., & de Leaniz, C. G. (2020). Trophic plasticity of the highly invasive topmouth gudgeon (Pseudorasbora parva) inferred from stable isotope analysis. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 8, 212.

  • 13. Rolla, M., Consuegra, S., & de Leaniz, C. G. (2020). Predator recognition and anti-predatory behaviour in a recent aquatic invader, the killer shrimp (Dikerogammarus villosus). Aquatic Invasions 15(3):482-496.

  • 12. Rolla, M., Consuegra, S., Carrington, E., Hall, D., & de Leaniz, C. G. (2019). Experimental evidence of invasion facilitation in the zebra mussel-killer shrimp system. PeerJ 7:e8075

  • 11. Robinson, C. V., Garcia de Leaniz, C., Rolla, M., & Consuegra, S. (2019). Monitoring the eradication of the highly invasive topmouth gudgeon (Pseudorasbora parva) using a novel eDNA assay. Environmental DNA, 1(1), 74-85.

  • 10. Tiberti, R., Bogliani, G., Brighenti, S., Iacobuzio, R., Liautaud, K., Rolla, M., ... & Bassano, B. (2019). Recovery of high mountain Alpine lakes after the eradication of introduced brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis using non-chemical methods. Biological Invasions, 21(3), 875-894.

  • 9. Rolla, M., Biffoni, G., Brighenti, S., Iacobuzio, R., Liautaud, K., Pasquaretta, C., & Tiberti, R. (2017). Predation by introduced fish can magnify the terrestrial arthropod subsidies in mountain lakes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 75(9), 1453-1464.

  • 8. Muha, T. P., Rodríguez-Rey, M., Rolla, M., & Tricarico, E. (2017). Using Environmental DNA to improve species distribution models for freshwater invaders. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 5, 158.

  • 7. Tricarico, E., Borrell Pichs, Y. J., García Vázquez, E., Ordás, R., Manuel, J., Rolla, M., …& Consuegra, S. (2017). Developing innovative methods to face aquatic invasions in Europe: the Aquainvad-ED project. Management of Biological Invasions, 8: 403–408.

  • 6. Tiberti, R., Ottino, M., Brighenti, S., Iacobuzio, R., Rolla, M., Von Hardenberg, A., & Bassano, B. (2017). Involvement of recreational anglers in the eradication of alien brook trout from high altitude lakes. Journal of Mountain Ecology, 10.

  • 5. Tiberti, R., Nelli, L., Brighenti, S., Iacobuzio, R., & Rolla, M. (2017). Spatial distribution of introduced brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis (Salmonidae) within alpine lakes: evidences from a fish eradication campaign. The European Zoological Journal, 84(1), 73-88.

  • 4. Tiberti, R., Rolla, M., Brighenti, S., & Iacobuzio, R. (2016). Changes in the insect emergence at the water–air interface in response to fish density manipulation in high altitude lakes. Hydrobiologia, 779(1), 93-104.

  • 3. Tiberti, R., Brighenti, S., Canedoli, C., Iacobuzio, R., & Rolla, M. (2016). The diet of introduced brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis; Mitchill, 1814) in an alpine area and a literature review on its feeding ecology. Journal of Limnology, 75(3).

  • 2. Tiberti, R., Canedoli, C., & Rolla, M. (2016). The diet of Rana temporaria Linnaeus, 1758 in relation to prey availability near its altitudinal limit. Hyla: Herpetological Bulletin, 2015(2), 20-28.

  • 1. Tiberti, R., Brighenti, S., Iacobuzio, R., Pasquini, G., & Rolla, M. (2014). Behind the impact of introduced trout in high altitude lakes: adult, not juvenile fish are responsible of the selective predation on crustacean zooplankton. Journal of Limnology, 73(3).


  • NEOBIOTA 2018. Dublin, Ireland. (Oral Presentation). 2018.

  • Aquainvaded-ED Conference. Dublin, Ireland. (Oral Presentation and Poster). 2018.

  • BES Symposium 2017: The Macroecology of Alien Species: Patterns, Drivers and Consequences of Global Biotic Exchange. Durham, England. (Poster). 2017.

  • International Meeting on the Conservation of High Mountain Lakes. Ceresole Reale (TO), Italy. (Oral Presentation). 2017.

  • XXXIII International Society of Limnology (SIL) Congress. Torino, Italy. (Poster). 2016.

  • X meeting of the Italian Herpetological Society. Genova, Italy. (Oral Presentation). 2014.