Biodiversity & Conservation

Habitat bibliography

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Bandeira, S.O., (1995). Marine botanical communities in southern Mozambique: Sea grass and seaweed diversity and conservation. Ambio, 24, 506-509.

Barnes, R.S.K. & Hughes, R.N., (1992). An introduction to marine ecology. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications.

Bat, L. & Raffaelli, D., (1998). Sediment toxicity testing: a bioassay approach using the amphipod Corophium volutator and the polychaete Arenicola marina. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 226, 217-239.

Beaumont, A.R., Newman, P.B., Mills, D.K., Waldock, M.J., Miller, D. & Waite, M.E., (1989). Sandy-substrate microcosm studies on tributyl tin (TBT) toxicity to marine organisms. Scientia Marina, 53, 737-743.

Beukema, J.J., (1990). Expected effects of changes in winter temperatures on benthic animals living in soft sediments in coastal North Sea areas. In Expected effects of climatic change on marine coastal ecosystems (ed. J.J. Beukema, W.J. Wolff & J.J.W.M. Brouns), pp. 83-92. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publ.

Beukema, J.J., De Bruin, W. & Jansen, J.J.M., (1978). Biomass and species richness of the macrobenthic animals living on the tidal flats of the Dutch Wadden Sea: Long-term changes during a period of mild winters. Netherlands Journal of Sea Research, 12, 58-77.

Boalch, G.T., (1979). The dinoflagellate bloom on the coast of south-west England, August to September 1978. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 59, 515-517.

Bosselmann, A., (1989). Larval plankton and recruitment of macrofauna in a subtidal area in the German Bight. In Reproduction, Genetics and Distributions of Marine Organisms (ed. J.S. Ryland & P.A. Tyler), pp. 43-54.

Brandt, G., Fleßner, J., Glaser, D. et al., (1995). Dokumentation zur hydrographischen Frühjahrs-Meßkampagne 1994 der ökosystemforschung Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer im Einzugsgebeit der otzmer Balje. Hyrographie Nr. 8, Nieders. Landesamt für ökologie - Forschungstelle Küste, Norderney.

Bryan, G.W. & Gibbs, P.E., (1991). Impact of low concentrations of tributyltin (TBT) on marine organisms: a review. In: Metal ecotoxicology: concepts and applications (ed. M.C. Newman & A.W. McIntosh), pp. 323-361. Boston: Lewis Publishers Inc.

Bryan, G.W. & Hummerstone, L.G., (1971). Adaptation of the polychaete Nereis diversicolor to estuarine sediments containing high concentrations of heavy metals. I. General observations and adaption to copper. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 51, 845-863.

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.

Buchanan, J.B. & Moore, J.B., (1986). A broad review of variability and persistence in the Northumberland benthic fauna - 1971-85. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 66, 641-657.

Buhr, K-J., (1976). Suspension-feeding and assimilation efficiency in Lanice conchilega. Marine Biology, 38, 373-383.

Buhr, K.J. & Winter, J.E., (1977). Distribution and maintenance of a Lanice conchilega association in the Weser estuary (FRG), with special reference to the suspension-feeding behaviour of Lanice conchilega. In Proceedings of the Eleventh European Symposium of Marine Biology, University College, Galway, 5-11 October 1976. Biology of Benthic Organisms (ed. B.F. Keegan, P.O. Ceidigh & P.J.S. Boaden), pp. 101-113. Oxford: Pergamon Press.

Carey, D.A., (1987). Sedimentological effects and palaeoecological implications of the tube-building polychaete Lanice conchilega Pallas. Sedimentology, 34, 49-66.

Carey, D.A., (1983). Particle resuspension in the benthic boundary layer induced by flow around polychaete tubes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 40 (Suppl. 1), 301-308.

Caspers, H., (1981). Long-term changes in benthic fauna resulting from sewage sludge dumping in the North Sea. Water Science and Technology, 13, 461-479.

Cole, S., Codling, I.D., Parr, W. & Zabel, T., (1999). Guidelines for managing water quality impacts within UK European Marine sites. Natura 2000 report prepared for the UK Marine SACs Project. 441 pp., Swindon: Water Research Council on behalf of EN, SNH, CCW, JNCC, SAMS and EHS. [UK Marine SACs Project.],

Collier, L.M. & Pinn, E.H., (1998). An assessment of the acute impact of the sea lice treatment Ivermectin on a benthic community. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 230, 131-147.

Conan, G., (1982). The long-term effects of the Amoco Cadiz oil spill. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B, 297, 323-333.

Connor, D.W., Dalkin, M.J., Hill, T.O., Holt, R.H.F. & Sanderson, W.G., (1997a). Marine biotope classification for Britain and Ireland. Vol. 2. Sublittoral biotopes. Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Peterborough, JNCC Report no. 230, Version 97.06., Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Peterborough, JNCC Report no. 230, Version 97.06.

Costa, M.J. & Elliot, M., (1991). Fish usage and feeding in two industrialised estuaries - the Tagus, Portugal and the Forth, Scotland. In Estuaries and Coasts: Spatial and Temporal Intercomparisons (ed. B. Knights & A.J. Phillips), pp. 289-297. Denmark: Olsen & Olsen.

Cotter, A.J.R., Walker, P., Coates, P., Cook, W. & Dare, P.J., (1997). Trial of a tractor dredger for cockles in Burry Inlet, South Wales. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 54, 72-83.

Crompton, T.R., (1997). Toxicants in the aqueous ecosystem. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Dales, R.P., (1958). Survival of anaerobic periods by two intertidal polychaetes, Arenicola marina (L.) and Owenia fusiformis Delle Chiaje. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 37, 521-529.

Dame, R.F.D., (1996). Ecology of Marine Bivalves: an Ecosystem Approach. New York: CRC Press Inc. [Marine Science Series.]

Dauvin, J-C. & Gentil, F., (1989). Long-term changes in populations of subtidal bivalves (Abra alba and Abra prismatica) from the Bay of Morlaix (Western English Channel). Marine Biology, 103, 63-73.

Dauvin, J.C., (2000). The muddy fine sand Abra alba - Melinna palmata community of the Bay of Morlaix twenty years after the Amoco Cadiz oil spill. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 40, 528-536.

Dauvin, J.C., (1985). Dynamics and production of a population of Venus ovata (Pennant) (Mollusca-Bivalvia) of Morlaix Bay (western English Channel). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 91, 109-123.

Dauvin, J.C., (1998). The fine sand Abra alba community of the Bay of Morlaix twenty years after the Amoco Cadiz oil spill. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 36, 669-676.

Davies, C.E. & Moss, D., (1998). European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) Habitat Classification. Report to European Topic Centre on Nature Conservation from the Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, Monks Wood, Cambridgeshire. [Final draft with further revisions to marine habitats.], Brussels: European Environment Agency.

Dittmann, S., (1999). Biotic interactions in a Lanice conchilega dominated tidal flat. In The Wadden Sea ecosystem, (ed. S. Dittmann), pp.153-162. Germany: Springer-Verlag.

Dyer, K.R., (1998). Estuaries - a Physical Introduction. John Wiley & Son, Chichester.

Eckman, J.E., (1985). Flow perturbation by a protruding animal tube affects sediment bacterial recolonization. Journal of Marine Research, 43, 419-435.

Eckman, J.E., Nowell, A.R.M. & Jumars, P.A., (1981). Sediment destabilization of animal tubes. Journal of Marine Research, 39, 361-374.

Elliot, M., Nedwell, S., Jones, N.V., Read, S.J., Cutts, N.D. & Hemingway, K.L., (1998). Intertidal sand and mudflats & subtidal mobile sandbanks (Vol. II). An overview of dynamic and sensitivity for conservation management of marine SACs. Prepared by the Scottish Association for Marine Science for the UK Marine SACs Project.

Elliott, M., (1994). The analysis of macrobenthic community data. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 28, 62-64.

Emerson, C.W. & Grant, J., (1991). The control of soft-shell clam (Mya arenaria) recruitment on intertidal sandflats by bedload sediment transport. Limnology and Oceanography, 36, 1288-1300.

Everett, R.A., (1991). Intertidal distribution of infauna in a central California lagoon: the role of seasonal blooms of macroalgae. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 150, 223-247.

Farke, H. & Berghuis, E.M., (1979). Spawning, larval development and migration behaviour of Arenicola marina in the laboratory. Netherlands Journal of Sea Research, 13, 512-528.

Faubel, A., Hartig, E. & Thiel, H., (1983). On the ecology of the benthos of sublittoral sediments, Fladen Ground, North Sea. 1. Meiofauna standing stock and estimation of production. Meteor Forschungsergebnisse, 36, 35-48.

Ferns, P.N., Rostron, D.M. & Siman, H.Y., (2000). Effects of mechanical cockle harvesting on intertidal communities. Journal of Applied Ecology, 37, 464-474.

Fiege, D., Licher, F. & Mackie, A.S.Y., (2000). A partial review of the European Magelonidae (Annelida : Polychaeta) Magelona mirabilis redefined and M. johnstoni sp. nov. distinguished. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 80, 215-234.

Forster, S. & Graf, G., (1995). Impact of irrigation on oxygen flux into the sediment: intermittent pumping by Callianassa subterranea and "piston pumping" by Lanice conchilega. Marine Biology, 123, 335-346.

Günther, C-P., (1992). Dispersal of intertidal invertebrates: a strategy to react to disturbances of different scales? Netherlands Journal of Sea Research, 30, 45-56.

Grimm, V., (1999). Modelling the spatial and temporal distribution of Lanice conchilega. In The Wadden Sea: stability, properties and mechanisms, (ed. S. Dittmann), pp.147-152. Germany: Springer-Verlag.

Hailey, N., (1995). Likely impacts of oil and gas activities on the marine environment and integration of environmental considerations in licensing policy. English Nature Research Report, no 145., Peterborough: English Nature.

Hall, S.J. & Harding, M.J.C., (1997). Physical disturbance and marine benthic communities: the effects of mechanical harvesting of cockles on non-target benthic infauna. Journal of Applied Ecology, 34, 497-517.

Harvey, M. & Bourget, E., (1995). Experimental evidence of passive accumulation of marine bivalve larvae on filamentous epibenthic structures. Limnology and Oceanography, 40, 94-104.

Hayward, P.J. (1994). Animals of sandy shores. Slough, England: The Richmond Publishing Co. Ltd. [Naturalists' Handbook 21.]

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Heuers, J., (1998). Ansiedlung, Dispersion, Rekrutierung und Störungen als strukturierende Faktoren benthischer Gemeinschaften im Eulitoral. Dissertation, Universität Bonn., Dissertation, Universit&aulm;t Bonn.

Heuers, J., Jaklin, S., Zülkhe, R., Dittmann, S., Günther, C-P., Hildenbrandt, H. & Grimm, V., (1998). A model on the distribution and abundance of the tube-building polychaete Lanice conchilega (Pallas, 1766) in the intertidal of the Wadden Sea. Verhandlungen Ges Ökologie, 28, 207-215.

Holt, T.J., Jones, D.R., Hawkins, S.J. & Hartnoll, R.G., (1995). The sensitivity of marine communities to man induced change - a scoping report. Countryside Council for Wales, Bangor, Contract Science Report, no. 65.

Hong, J. & Reish, D.J., (1987). Acute toxicity of cadmium to eight species of marine amphipod and isopod crustaceans from southern California. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 39, 884-888.

Hunt, J.D., (1925). The food of the bottom fauna of the Plymouth fishing grounds. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 13, 560-599.

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