Biodiversity & Conservation

Habitat bibliography

Aberkali, H.B. & Trueman, E.R., (1985). Effects of environmental stress on marine bivalve molluscs. Advances in Marine Biology, 22, 101-198.

Ansell, A.D., Barnett, P.R.O., Bodoy, A. & Masse, H., (1980). Upper temperature tolerances of some European molluscs. 1. Tellina fabula and T. tenuis. Marine Biology, 58, 33-39.

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

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.

Bergman, M.J.N. & van Santbrink, J.W., (2000). Fishing mortality of populations of megafauna in sandy sediments. In The effects of fishing on non-target species and habitats (ed. M.J. Kaiser & S.J de Groot), 49-68. Oxford: Blackwell Science.

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.

Bradshaw, C., Veale, L.O., Hill, A.S. & Brand, A.R., (2000). The effects of scallop dredging on gravelly seabed communities. In: Effects of fishing on non-target species and habitats (ed. M.J. Kaiser & de S.J. Groot), pp. 83-104. Oxford: Blackwell Science.

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., (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.

Cabioch, L., Dauvin, J.C. & Gentil, F., (1978). Preliminary observations on pollution of the sea bed and disturbance of sub-littoral communities in northern Brittany by oil from the Amoco Cadiz. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 9, 303-307.

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.

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.

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.

Diaz-Castaneda, V., Richard, A. & Frontier, S., (1989). Preliminary results on colonization, recovery and succession in a polluted areas of the southern North Sea (Dunkerque's Harbour, France). Scientia Marina, 53, 705-716.

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

Eleftheriou, A. & Robertson, M.R., (1992). The effects of experimental scallop dredging on the fauna and physical environment of a shallow sandy community. Netherlands Journal of Sea Research, 30, 289-299.

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

Eno, N.C., (1991). Marine Conservation Handbook. English Nature, Peterborough.

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.

Fish, J.D. & Fish, S., (1996). A student's guide to the seashore. Second edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Grant, J. & Thorpe, B., (1991). Effects of suspended sediment on growth, respiration, and excretion of the soft shelled clam (Mya arenaria). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 48, 1285-1292.

Hayward, P., Nelson-Smith, T. & Shields, C. (1996). Collins pocket guide. Sea shore of Britain and northern Europe. London: HarperCollins.

Hiscock, K., (1983). Water movement. In Sublittoral ecology. The ecology of shallow sublittoral benthos (ed. R. Earll & D.G. Erwin), pp. 58-96. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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.

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

Jones, M.L., (1968). On the morphology, feeding and behaviour of Magelona sp. Biological Bulletin of the Marine Laboratory, Woods Hole, 134, 272-297.

Jones, N.S., (1950). Marine bottom communities. Biological Reviews, 25, 283-313.

Kaiser, M.J. & Spencer, B.E., (1995). Survival of by-catch from a beam trawl. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 126, 31-38.

Kaschl, A. & Carballeira, A., (1999). Behavioural responses of Venerupis decussata (Linnaeus, 1758) and Venerupis pullastra (Montagu, 1803) to copper spiked marine sediments. Boletin. Instituto Espanol de Oceanografia, 15, 383-394.

Kinne, O. (ed.), (1984). Marine Ecology: A Comprehensive, Integrated Treatise on Life in Oceans and Coastal Waters.Vol. V. Ocean Management Part 3: Pollution and Protection of the Seas - Radioactive Materials, Heavy Metals and Oil. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.

Kinne, O. (ed.), (1983). Diseases of marine animals, volume II. Introduction, Bivalvia to Scaphopoda. Biologische Anstalt Helgoland.

Kunitzer, A., Basford, D., Craeymeersch, J.A., Dewarumez, J.M., Derjes, J., Duinevald, G.C.A., Eleftheriou, A., Heip, C, Herman, P., Kingston, P., Neirmann, U., Rachor, E., Rumohr, H. & Wilde, P.A.J. de, (1992). The benthic infauna of the North Sea: species distribution and assemblages. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 49, 127-143.

Lawrence, J.M., (1996). Mass mortality of echinoderms from abiotic factors. In Echinoderm Studies Vol. 5 (ed. M. Jangoux & J.M. Lawrence), pp. 103-137. Rotterdam: A.A. Balkema.

Lopez-Jamar, E., Francesch, O., Dorrio, A.V. & Parra, S., (1995). Long term variation of the infaunal benthos of La Coruna Bay (NW Spain): results from a 12-year study (1982-1993). Scientia Marina, 59(suppl. 1), 49-61.

Mackie, A.S.Y., James, J.W.C., Rees, E.I.S., Darbyshire, T., Philpott, S.L., Mortimer, K., Jenkins, G.O. & Morando, A., (2006). Biomôr 4. The outer Bristol Channel marine habitat study. , Cardiff: National Museum Wales.

Mackie, A.S.Y., Oliver, P.G. & Rees, E.I.S., (1995). Benthic biodiversity in the southern Irish Sea. Studies in Marine Biodiversity and Systematics from the National Museum of Wales. BIOMOR Reports, no. 1.

Maurer, D., Keck, R.T., Tinsman, J.C., Leatham, W.A., Wethe, C., Lord, C. & Church, T.M., (1986). Vertical migration and mortality of marine benthos in dredged material: a synthesis. Internationale Revue der Gesamten Hydrobiologie, 71, 49-63.

McDermott, J.J., (1984). The feeding biology of Nipponnemertes pulcher (Johnston) (Hoplonemertea), with some ecological implications. Ophelia, 23, 1-21.

Meador, J.P., Varanasi, U. & Krone, C.A., (1993). Differential sensitivity of marine infaunal amphipods to tributyltin. Marine Biology, 116, 231-239.

Mills, E.L., (1967). The biology of an ampeliscid amphipod crustacean sibling species pair. Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada, 24, 305-355.

Navarro, J.M. & Widdows, J., (1997). Feeding physiology of Cerastoderma edule in response to a wide range of seston concentrations. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 152, 175-186.

Niermann, U., (1996). Fluctuation and mass occurrence of Phoronis muelleri (Phoronidea) in the south-eastern North Sea during 1983-1988. Senckenbergiana Maritima, 28, 65-79.

Niermann, U., Bauerfeind, E., Hickel, W. & Westernhagen, H.V., (1990). The recovery of benthos following the impact of low oxygen content in the German Bight. Netherlands Journal of Sea Research, 25, 215-226.

Olafsson, E.B. & Persson, L.E., (1986). The interaction between Nereis diversicolor (Muller) and Corophium volutator (Pallas) as a structuring force in a shallow brackish sediment. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 103, 103-117.

Olafsson, E.B., Peterson, C.H. & Ambrose, W.G. Jr., (1994). Does recruitment limitation structure populations and communities of macro-invertebrates in marine soft sediments: the relative significance of pre- and post-settlement processes. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review, 32, 65-109

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.

Petersen, C.G.J., (1918). The sea bottom and its production of fish food. A survey of the work done in connection with valuation of the Denmark waters from 1883-1917. Report of the Danish Biological Station, 25, 1-62.

Picton, B.E. & Costello, M.J., (1998). BioMar biotope viewer: a guide to marine habitats, fauna and flora of Britain and Ireland. [CD-ROM] Environmental Sciences Unit, Trinity College, Dublin.,

Poggiale, J.C. & Dauvin, J.C., (2001). Long term dynamics of three benthic Ampelisca (Crustacea - Amphipoda) populations from the Bay of Morlaix (western English Channel) related to their disappearance after the Amoco Cadiz oil spill. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 214, 201-209.

Rhoads, D.C. & Young, D.K., (1970). The influence of deposit-feeding organisms on sediment stability and community trophic structure. Journal of Marine Research, 28, 150-178.

Salzwedel, H., (1979). Reproduction, growth, mortality and variations in abundance and biomass of Tellina fabula (Bivalvia) in the German Bight in 1975/1976. Veroffentlichungen des Instituts fur Meeresforschung in Bremerhaven, 18, 111-202.

Salzwedel, H., Rachor, E. & Gerdes, D., (1985). Benthic macrofauna communities in the German Bight. Verifflithungen des Institut fur Meeresforschung in Bremerhaven, 20, 199-267.

Smith, J.E. (ed.), (1968). 'Torrey Canyon'. Pollution and marine life. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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.

Stamouli, M. & Papadopoulou, C., (1990). Trivalent Cr-51 bioaccumulation study in two mollusc species. Thalassographica. Athens, 13 suppl. 1, 49-52.

Stenton-Dozey, J.M.E. & Brown, A.C., (1994). Short term changes in the energy balance of Venerupis corrugatus (Bivalvia) in relation to tidal availability of natural suspended particles. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 103, 57-64.

Stickle, W.B. & Diehl, W.J., (1987). Effects of salinity on echinoderms. In Echinoderm Studies, Vol. 2, (ed. M. Jangoux & J.M. Lawrence), pp. 235-285.

Stirling, E.A., (1975). Some effects of pollutants on the behaviour of the bivalve Tellina tenuis. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 6, 122-124.

Stronkhorst, J., Hattum van, B. & Bowmer, T., (1999). Bioaccumulation and toxicity of tributyltin to a burrowing heart urchin and an amphipod in spiked, silty marine sediments. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 18, 2343-2351.

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

Tait, R.V. & Dipper, R.A., (1998). Elements of Marine Ecology. Reed Elsevier.

Thorson, G., (1957). Bottom communities (sublittoral or shallow shelf). Memoirs of the Geological Society of America, 67, 461-534.

Thouzeau, G., Jean, F. & Del Amo, Y., (1996). Sedimenting phytoplankton as a major food source for suspension-feeding queen scallops (Aequipecten opercularis L.) off Roscoff (western English Channel) ? Journal of Shellfish Research, 15, 504-505.

Thrush, S.F., (1986). Community structure on the floor of a sea-lough: are large epibenthic predators important? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 104, 171-183.

Tyler, P.A., (1977b). Sublittoral community structure of Oxwich Bay, South Wales, in relation to sedimentological, physical oceanographical and biological parameters. In Biology of Benthic Organisms: 11th European Symposium on Marine Biology, Galway, October 1976 (ed. B.F. Keegan, P.O. Ceidigh and P.J.S. Boaden), 559-566. Pergamon Press, Oxford.

Warwick, R.M. & Davis, J.R., (1977). The distribution of sublittoral macrofauna communities in the Bristol Channel in relation to the substrate. Estuarine and Coastal Marine Science, 5, 267-288.

Warwick, R.M. & Uncles, R.J., (1980). Distribution of benthic macrofauna associations in the Bristol Channel in relation to tidal stress. Marine Biology Progress Series, 3, 97-103.

Warwick, R.M., George, C.L. & Davies, J.R., (1978). Annual macrofauna production in a Venus community. Estuarine and Coastal Marine Science, 7, 215-241.

Wilson, J.G., (1978). Upper temperature tolerances of Tellina tenuis and T. fabula. Marine Biology, 45, 123-128.