Biodiversity & Conservation

Habitat bibliography

Barnes, R.S.K., (1994). The brackish-water fauna of northwestern Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Bolam, S.G. & Fernandes, T.F., (2002). Dense aggregations of tube-building polychaetes: response to small-scale disturbances. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 269, 197-222.

Bonsdorff, E. & Pearson, T.H., (1997). The relative impact of physical disturbance and predation by Crangon crangon on population density in Capitella capitella: An experimental study. Ophelia, 46, 1-10.

Bridges, T.S., (1996). Effects of organic additions to sediment, and maternal age and size, on patterns of offspring investment and performance in two opportunistic deposit-feeding polychaetes. Marine Biology, 125, 345-357.

Bryan, G.W., (1984). Pollution due to heavy metals and their compounds. In Marine Ecology: A Comprehensive, Integrated Treatise on Life in the Oceans and Coastal Waters, vol. 5. Ocean Management, part 3, (ed. O. Kinne), pp.1289-1431. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Cardell, M.J., Sarda, R. & Romero, J., (1998). Spatial changes in sublittoral soft-bottom polychaete assemblages due to river inputs and sewage discharges. Acta Oecologica, 20, 343-351.

Cuomo, M.C., (1985). Sulphide as a larval settlement cue for Capitella sp. I. Biogeochemistry, 1, 169-181.

Diaz, R.J. & Rosenberg, R., (1995). Marine benthic hypoxia: a review of its ecological effects and the behavioural responses of benthic macrofauna. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review, 33, 245-303.

Eagle, R.A. & Rees, E.I.S., (1973). Indicator species - a case for caution. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 4, 25.

Flach, E.C., (1991). Disturbance of benthic infauna by sediment-reworking activities of the lugworm Arenicola marina. Netherlands Journal of Sea Research, 30, 81-89.

Gamenick, I. & Giere, O., (1997). Ecophysiological studies on the Capitella capitata complex: respiration and sulfide exposure. Bulletin of Marine Science, 60, 613.

Grassle, J.F. & Grassle, J.P., (1974). Opportunistic life histories and genetic systems in marine benthic polychaetes. Journal of Marine Research, 32, 253-284.

Holte, B. & Oug, E., (1996). Soft-bottom macrofauna and responses to organic enrichment in the subarctic waters of Tromsoe, northern Norway. Journal of Sea Research, 36, 227-237.

Karakassis, I., Tsapakis, M., Hatziyanni, E., Papadopoulou, K. & Plaiti, W., (2000). Impact of cage farming of fish on the seabed in three Mediterranean coastal areas. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 57, 1462-1471.

Le Moal, Y., (1980). Ecological survey of an intertidal settlement living on a soft substrata in the Aber Benoit and Aber Wrac'h estuaries, after the Amoco Cadiz oil spill. Universite de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest (France), 25pp.

Leppäkoski, E., (1975). Assessment of degree of pollution on the basis of macrozoobenthos in marine and brackish water environments. Acta Academiae Åboensis, Series B, 35, 1-90.

Mendez, N., Romero, J. & Flos, J., (1997). Population dynamics and production of the polychaete Capitella capitata in the littoral zone of Barcelona (Spain, NW Mediterranean). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 218, 263-284.

Olsgard, F., (1999). Effects of copper contamination on recolonisation of subtidal marine soft sediments - an experimental field study. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 38, 448-462.

Pearson, T.H. & Rosenberg, R., (1978). Macrobenthic succession in relation to organic enrichment and pollution of the marine environment. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review, 16, 229-311.

Peterson, C.H., (1977). Competitive organisation of the soft bottom macrobenthic communities of southern California lagoons. Marine Biology, 43, 343-359.

Petrich, S.M. & Reish, D.J., (1979). Effects of aluminium and nickel on survival and reproduction in polychaetous annelids. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 23, 698-702.

Planas, M. & Mora, J., (1989). Epigenetical changes in Capitella (Polychaeta, Capitellidae) in the Ensenada de Lourizan (NW Spain). Vie et Milieu, 39, 159-163.

Qian, P.Y. & Chia, F.S., (1994). In situ measurement of recruitment, mortality, growth, and fecundity of Capitella sp. (Annelida: Polychaeta). Marine Ecology Progress Series, 111, 53-62.

Redman, C.M., (1985). Effect of temperature and salinity on the life history of Capitella capitata (type I). Dissertation Abstracts, 46, 91.

Rosenberg, R., (1972). Benthic faunal recovery in a Swedish fjord following the closure of a sulphite pulp mill. Oikos, 23, 92-108.

Rygg, B., (1985). Effect of sediment copper on benthic fauna. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 25, 83-89.

Shull, D.H., (1997). Mechanisms of infaunal polychaete dispersal and colonisation in an intertidal sandflat. Journal of Marine Research, 55, 153-179.

Soemodinoto, A., Oey, B.L. & Ibkar-Kramadibrata, H., (1995). Effect of salinity decline on macrozoobenthos community of Cibeurum River estuary, Java, Indonesia. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 24, 62-67.

Suchanek, T.H., (1993). Oil impacts on marine invertebrate populations and communities. American Zoologist, 33, 510-523.

Thom, R.M. & Chew, K.K., (1979). The response of subtidal infaunal communities to a change in wastewater discharge. In: Urban Stormwater and Combined Sewers Overflow Impact on Receiving Water Bodies, Orlando, Florida, November 26-28, pp. 174-191.

Ward, T.J. & Young, P.C., (1982). Effects of sediment trace metals and particle size on the community structure of epibenthic seagrass fauna near a lead smelter, South Australia. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 9, 136-146.

Ward, T.J., & Young, P.C., (1983). The depauperation of epifauna on Pinna bicolor near of lead smelter, Spencer Gulf, South Australia Environmental Pollution (Series A), 30, 293-308.

Warren, L.M., (1976). A population study of the polychaete Capitella capitata at Plymouth. Marine Biology, 38, 209-216.

Warren, L.M., (1977). The ecology of Capitella capitata in British waters. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 57, 151-159.

Wildish, D.J. & Thomas, M.L.H., (1985). Effects of dredging and dumping on benthos of Saint John Harbour, Canada. Marine Environmental Research, 15, 45-57.