Biodiversity & Conservation

Habitat bibliography

Aronson, R.B., (1990). Onshore-offshore patterns of human fishing activity. Palaios, 5, 88-93.

Atkinson, R.J.A., (1989). Baseline survey of the burrowing megafauna of Loch Sween, proposed Marine Nature Reserve, and an investigation of the effects of trawling on the benthic megafauna. Report to the Nature Conservancy Council, Peterborough, from the University Marine Biological Station, Millport, pp.1-59.

Baden, S.P., Pihl, L. & Rosenberg, R., (1990). Effects of oxygen depletion on the ecology, blood physiology and fishery of the Norway lobster Nephrops norvegicus. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 67, 141-155.

Ball, B.J., Fox, G. & Munday, B.W., (2000a). Long- and short-term consequences of a Nephrops trawl fishery on the benthos and environment of the Irish Sea. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 57, 1315-1320.

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.

Chia, F.S. & Crawford, B.J., (1973). Some observations on gametogenesis, larval development and substratum selection of the sea pen Ptilosarcus guerneyi. Marine Biology, 23, 73-82.

Clark, R.B., (1997). Marine Pollution, 4th ed. Oxford: Carendon Press.

Colin, P.L., Suchanek, T.H. & McMurtry, G., (1986). Water pumping and particulate resuspension by callianassids (Crustacea: Thalassinidea)at Enewetak and Bikini Atolls, Marshall Islands. Bulletin of Marine Science, 38, 19-24.

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.

Conway Morris, S., (1995). A new phylum from the lobster's lips. Nature, 378, 661-662.

Crisp, D.J. (ed.), (1964). The effects of the severe winter of 1962-63 on marine life in Britain. Journal of Animal Ecology, 33, 165-210.

Daan, R., Groenewould van het, H., Jong de, S.A. & Mulder, M., (1992). Physico-chemical and biological features of a drilling site in the North Sea, 1 year after discharges of oil-contaminated drill cuttings. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 91, 37-45.

Dahllöf, I., Blanck, H., Hall, P.O.J. & Molander, S., (1999). Long term effects of tri-n-butyl-tin on the function of a marine sediment system. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 188, 1-11.

Dauwe, B., Herman, P.M.J. & Heip, C.H.R., (1998). Community structure and bioturbation potential of macrofauna at four North Sea stations with contrasting food supply. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 173, 67-83.

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.

Dyer, M.F., Fry, W.G., Fry, P.D. & Cranmer, G.J., (1982). A series of North Sea benthos surveys with trawl and headline camera. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 62, 297-313.

Dyer, M.F., Fry, W.G., Fry, P.D. & Cranmer, G.J., (1983). Benthic regions within the North Sea. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 63, 683-693.

Eno, N.C., MacDonald, D. & Amos, S.C., (1996). A study on the effects of fish (Crustacea/Molluscs) traps on benthic habitats and species. Final report to the European Commission. Study Contract, no. 94/076.

Feldman, K.L., Armstrong, D.A., Dumbauld, B.R., DeWitt, T.H. & Doty, D.C., (2000). Oysters, crabs, and burrowing shrimp: review of an environmental conflict over aquatic resources and pesticide use in Washington State's (USA) coastal estuaries. Estuaries, 23, 141-176.

Frid, C.L.J., Clark, R.A. & Hall, J.A., (1999). Long-term changes in the benthos on a heavily fished ground off the NE coast of England. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 188, 13-20.

Gray, J.S., (1974). Animal-sediment relationships. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review, 12, 223-261.

Gunnarsson, J.S. & Skold, M., (1999). Accumulation of polychlorinated biphenyls by the infaunal brittle stars Amphiura filiformis and A. chiajei: effects of eutrophication and selective feeding. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 186, 173-185.

Hall, S.J., (1994). Physical disturbance and marine benthic communities: life in unconsolidated sediments. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review, 32, 179-239.

Hoare, R. & Wilson, E.H., (1977). Observations on the behaviour and distribution of Virgularia mirabilis O.F. Müller (Coelenterata: Pennatulacea) in Holyhead harbour. In Proceedings of the Eleventh European Symposium on 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. 329-337. Oxford: Pergamon Press. Oxford: Pergamon Press.

Howson, C.M., (1988). Marine Nature Conservation Review. Survey of Shetland, Foula and Fair Isle, 1987. Volume 1, Report. Report to the Nature Conservancy Council from the Field Studies Council of Oil Pollution Research Unit, Orielton, Pembroke, Dyfed.

Howson, C.M., Connor, D.W. & Holt, R.H.F., (1994). The Scottish sealochs - an account of surveys undertaken for the Marine Nature Conservation Review. Joint Nature Conservation Committee Report, No. 164 (Marine Nature Conservation Review Report MNCR/SR/27)., Joint Nature Conservation Committee Report, No. 164 (Marine Nature Conservation Review Report MNCR/SR/27).

Hughes, D.J. & Atkinson, R.J.A., (1997). A towed video survey of megafaunal bioturbation in the north-eastern Irish Sea. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 77, 635-653.

Hughes, D.J., (1998b). Subtidal brittlestar beds. An overview of dynamics and sensitivity characteristics for conservation management of marine SACs. Natura 2000 report prepared for Scottish Association of Marine Science (SAMS) for the UK Marine SACs Project., Scottish Association for Marine Science. (UK Marine SACs Project, Vol. 3).,

JNCC (Joint Nature Conservation Committee), (1999). Marine Environment Resource Mapping And Information Database (MERMAID): Marine Nature Conservation Review Survey Database. [on-line],

Jones, L.A., Hiscock, K. & Connor, D.W., (2000). Marine habitat reviews. A summary of ecological requirements and sensitivity characteristics for the conservation and management of marine SACs. Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Peterborough. (UK Marine SACs Project report.).,

Kinnear, J.A.M., Barkel, P.J., Mojseiwicz, W.R., Chapman, C.J., Holbrow, A.J., Barnes, C. & Greathead, C.F.F., (1996). Effects of Nephrops creels on the environment. Fisheries Research Services Report No. 2/96.

Koike, I. & Mukai, H., (1983). Oxygen and inorganic nitrogen contents and fluxes in burrows of the shrimps Callianassa japonica and Upogebia major. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 12, 185-190.

Lindley, J.A., Gamble, J.C. & Hunt, H.G., (1995). A change in the zooplankton of the central North Sea (55° to 58° N): a possible consequence of changes in the benthos. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 119, 299-303.

Loew, E.R., (1976). Light and photoreceptor degeneration in the Norway lobster Nephrops norvegicus (L.). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, 193, 31-44.

Nickell, L.A. & Atkinson, R.J.A., (1995). Functional morphology of burrows and trophic modes of three thalassinidean shrimp species, and a new approach to the classification of thalassinidean burrow morphology. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 128, 181-197.

Nickell, L.A., Atkinson, R.J.A., Hughes, D.J., Ansell, A.D. & Smith, C.J. (1995). Burrow morphology of the echiuran worm Maxmuelleria lankesteri (Echiura: Bonelliidae), and a brief review of the burrow structure and related ecology of the Echiura. Journal of Natural History, 29, 871-885.

O'Brien, P.J. & Dixon, P.S., (1976). Effects of oils and oil components on algae: a review. British Phycological Journal, 11, 115-142.

O'Connor, B., Bowmer, T., McGrath, D. & Raine, R., (1986). Energy flow through an Amphiura filiformis (Ophiuroidea: Echinodermata) in Galway Bay, west coast of Ireland: a preliminary investigation. Ophelia, 26, 351-357.

O'Connor, B., Könnecker, G., McGrath, D. & Keegan, B.F., (1977). Pachycerianthus multiplicatus Carlgren, biotope or biocoenosis? In Biology of Benthic Organisms, (ed. B.F. Keegan et al.), pp. 173-183. Oxford: Pergamon Press.

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.

Plaza, J. & Sanderson, W.G., (1997). Rare sea bed species. In Coasts and seas of the United Kingdom. Region 15 & 16: Northwest Scotland: the Western Isles and west Highland, ed. J.H. Barne, C.F. Robson, S.S. Kasnowska, J.P. Doody, N.C. Davidson & A.L. Buck, pp. 116-121.

Posey, M.H., (1986). Changes in a benthic community associated with dense beds of a burrowing deposit feeder, Callianassa californiensis. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 31, 15-22.

Roberts, H.H., Wiseman, W.J. & Suchanek, T.H. Jr., (1981). Lagoon sediment transport: The significant effect of Callianassa bioturbation. In The Reef And Man. Proceedings Of The Fourth International Coral Reef Symposium. Manila (Philippines), 18-22 May 1981, Volume 1. (ed. E.D. Gomez et al.), pp. 459-466.

Rosenberg, R., Nilsson, H.C., Hollertz, K. & Hellman, B., (1997). Density-dependent migration in an Amphiura filiformis (Amphiuridae, Echinodermata) infaunal population. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 159, 121-131.

Rowden, A.A. & Jones, M.B., (1994). A contribution to the biology of the burrowing mud shrimp, Callianassa subterreanea (Decapoda: Thalassinidea). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 74, 623-635.

Rowden, A.A. & Jones, M.B., (1997). Recent mud shrimp burrows and bioturbation. Porcupine Newsletter, 6, 153-158.

Rowden, A.A., Jago, C.F. & Jones, S.E., (1998b). Influence of benthic macrofauna on the geotechnical and geophysical properties of surficial sediment, North Sea. Continental Shelf Research, 18, 1347-1363.

Rowden, A.A., Jones, M.B. & Morris, A.W., (1998). The role of Callianassa subterranea (Montagu) (Thalassinidea) in sediment resuspension in the North Sea. Continental Shelf Research, 18, 1365-1380.

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

Sanders, H.L., (1978). Florida oil spill impact on the Buzzards Bay benthic fauna: West Falmouth. Journal of the Fisheries Board of Canada, 35, 717-730.

Tamaki, A., (1988). Effects of the bioturbating activity of the ghost shrimp Callianassa japonica Ortmann on migration of a mobile polychaete. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 120, 81-95.

Taylor, A.C., Field, R.H. & Parslow-Williams, P.J., (1996). The effects of Hematodinium sp. Infection on aspects of the respiratory physiology of the Norway lobster, Nephrops norvegicus. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 207, 217-228.

Tuck, I.D., Atkinson, R.J.A. & Chapman, C.J., (1994). The structure and seasonal variability in the spatial distribution of Nephrops norvegicus burrows. Ophelia, 40, 13-25.

Tuck, I.D., Hall, S.J., Robertson, M.R., Armstrong, E. & Basford, D.J., (1998). Effects of physical trawling disturbance in a previously unfished sheltered Scottish sea loch. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 162, 227-242.

Tunberg, B., (1986). Studies on the population ecology of Upogebia deltaura (Leach) (Crustacea, Thalassinidea). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 22, 753-765.

Waslenchuk, D.G., Matson, E.A., Zajac, R.N., Dobbs, F.C. & Tramontano, J.M., (1982). Geochemistry of burrow waters vented by a bioturbating shrimp in Bermudian sediments. Marine Biology, 72, 219-225.