Biodiversity & Conservation

Habitat bibliography

Almada-Villela, P.C., Davenport, J. & Gruffydd, L.L.D., (1982). The effects of temperature on the shell growth of young Mytilus edulis L. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 59, 275-288.

Besten, P.J. den, Herwig, H.J., Zandee, D.I. & Voogt, P.A., (1989). Effects of Cd and PCBs on reproduction in the starfish Asterias rubens: aberrations in early development. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 18, 173-180.

Bouland, C. & Claereboudt, M.R., (1994). Effect of the castrating parasitic ciliate Orchitophrya stellarum on the population structure of Asterias vulgaris. In Echinoderms through time (ed. B. David, A. Guille, J.P. Féral & M. Roux), pp. 280. Rotterdam: A.A. Balkema.

Bower, S.M. & McGladdery, S.E., (1996). Synopsis of Infectious Diseases and Parasites of Commercially Exploited Shellfish. SeaLane Diseases of Shellfish. [on-line]. http://www-sci.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/sealane/aquac/pages/toc.htm, 2000-11-27 00:00:00

Bower, S.M., (1992). Diseases and parasites of mussels. In The mussel Mytilus: ecology, physiology, genetics and culture (ed. E.M. Gosling), pp. 543-563. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publ. [Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science, no. 25.]

Brazier, P., Davies, J., Holt, R. & Murray, E., (1998). Marine Nature Conservation Review Sector 5. South-east Scotland and north-east England: area summaries. Peterborough: Joint Nature Conservation Committee. [Coasts and Seas of the United Kingdom. MNCR Series]

Commito, J.A., (1987). Adult-larval interactions: predictions, mussels and cocoons. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 25, 599-606.

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.

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.

Dare, P.J., (1976). Settlement, growth and production of the mussel, Mytilus edulis L., in Morecambe Bay, England. Fishery Investigations, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Series II, 28 , 25pp.

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.

Davies, G., Dare, P.J. & Edwards, D.B., (1980). Fenced enclosures for the protection of seed mussels (Mytilus edulis L.) from predation by shore crabs (Carcinus maenas (L.)) in Morecambe Bay, England. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Fisheries Technical Report, no. 56.

de Vooys, C.G.N., (1987). Elimination of sand in the blue mussel Mytilus edulis. Netherlands Journal of Sea Research, 21, 75-78.

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.

Eno, N.C., Clark, R.A. & Sanderson, W.G. (ed.) (1997). Non-native marine species in British waters: a review and directory. Peterborough: Joint Nature Conservation Committee.

Gubbay, S., & Knapman, P.A., (1999). A review of the effects of fishing within UK European marine sites. English Nature. (UK Marine SACs Project, vol .12).

Hartnoll, R.G., (1998). Volume VIII. Circalittoral faunal turf biotopes: An overview of dynamics and sensitivity characteristics for conservation management of marine SACs. Scottish Association of Marine Sciences, Oban, Scotland. [UK Marine SAC Project. Natura 2000 reports.]

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.

Hiscock, K., (1984b). Sublittoral surveys of Bardsey and the Lleyn peninsula. August 13th to 27th, 1983. Report prepared by the Field Studies Council, Oil Pollution Research Unit, Pembroke for the Nature Conservancy Council, CSD Report, no. 612.

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.

Holt, T.J., Rees, E.I., Hawkins, S.J. & Seed, R., (1998). Biogenic reefs (Volume IX). An overview of dynamic and sensitivity characteristics for conservation management of marine SACs. Scottish Association for Marine Science (UK Marine SACs Project), 174 pp.

Hummel, H., Groeneveld, J.P., Nieuwenhuize, J., van Liere, J.M., Bogaards, R.H. & de Wolf, L., (1989). Relationship between PCB concentrations and reproduction in mussels Mytilus edulis. In Fifth International Symposium on Responses of Marine Organisms to Pollutants, 12-14 April 1989, Plymouth (ed. M.N. Moore & J. Stegeman). Marine Environmental Research, 28, 489-493.

Jørgensen, C.B., (1981). Mortality, growth, and grazing impact on a cohort of bivalve larvae, Mytilus edulis L. Ophelia, 20, 185-192.

JNCC (Joint Nature Conservation Committee), (1999). Marine Environment Resource Mapping And Information Database (MERMAID): Marine Nature Conservation Review Survey Database. [on-line] http://www.jncc.gov.uk/mermaid,

Jones, N.S., (1951). The bottom fauna of the south of the Isle of Man. Journal of Animal Ecology, 20, 132-144.

Kautsky, N., (1981). On the trophic role of the blue mussel (Mytilus edulis L.) in a Baltic coastal ecosystem and the fate of the organic matter produced by the mussels. Kieler Meeresforschungen Sonderheft, 5, 454-461.

Livingstone, D.R. & Pipe, R.K., (1992). Mussels and environmental contaminants: molecular and cellular aspects. In The mussel Mytilus: ecology, physiology, genetics and culture, (ed. E.M. Gosling), pp. 425-464. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publ. [Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science, no. 25]

Lutz, R.A. & Kennish, M.J., (1992). Ecology and morphology of larval and early larval postlarval mussels. In The mussel Mytilus: ecology, physiology, genetics and culture, (ed. E.M. Gosling), pp. 53-85. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publ. [Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science, no. 25]

McGrorty, S., Clarke, R.T., Reading, C.J. & Goss, C.J.D., (1990). Population dynamics of the mussel Mytilus edulis: density changes and regulation of the population in the Exe Estuary, Devon. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 67, 157-169.

McKay, D.W., (1994). Aulacomya ater (Mollina, 1782) [Mollusca: Pelecypoda] collected from the Moray Firth. Porcupine Newsletter, 5, 23.

Moore, P.G., (1977a). Inorganic particulate suspensions in the sea and their effects on marine animals. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review, 15, 225-363.

Paine, R.T., (1976). Biological observations on a subtidal Mytilus californianus bed. Veliger, 19, 125-130.

Purchon, R.D., (1937). Studies on the biology of the Bristol Channel. Proceedings of the Bristol Naturalists' Society, 8, 311-329.

Read, K.R.H. & Cumming, K.B., (1967). Thermal tolerance of the bivalve molluscs Modiolus modiolus (L.), Mytilus edulis (L.) and Brachidontes demissus (Dillwyn). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, 22, 149-155.

Seed, R. & Suchanek, T.H., (1992). Population and community ecology of Mytilus. In The mussel Mytilus: ecology, physiology, genetics and culture, (ed. E.M. Gosling), pp. 87-169. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publ. [Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science, no. 25.]

Seed, R., (1969b). The ecology of Mytilus edulis L. (Lamellibranchiata) on exposed rocky shores 2. Growth and mortality. Oecologia, 3, 317-350.

Seed, R., (1993). Invertebrate predators and their role in structuring coastal and estuarine populations of filter feeding bivalves. In Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Renesse, The Netherlands, November 30- December 4, 1992. Bivalve Filter Feeders in Estuarine and Coastal Ecosystem Processes, (ed. R.F. Dame), pp. 149-195. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

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

Suchanek, T.H., (1985). Mussels and their role in structuring rocky shore communities. In The Ecology of Rocky Coasts: essays presented to J.R. Lewis, D.Sc., (ed. P.G. Moore & R. Seed), pp. 70-96.

Thiesen, B.F., (1972). Shell cleaning and deposit feeding in Mytilus edulis L. (Bivalvia). Ophelia, 10, 49-55.

Tsuchiya, M. & Nishihira, M., (1986). Islands of Mytilus edulis as a habitat for small intertidal animals: effect of Mytilus age structure on the species composition of the associated fauna and community organization. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 31, 171-178.

Tsuchiya, M. & Nishihira, M., (1985). Islands of Mytilus as a habitat for small intertidal animals: effect of island size on community structure. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 25, 71-81.

Vevers, H.G., (1951). The biology of Asterias rubens L. II. Parasitization of the gonads by the ciliate Orchitophrya stellarum Cepede. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 29, 619-624.

Widdows, J. & Donkin, P., (1992). Mussels and environmental contaminants: bioaccumulation and physiological aspects. In The mussel Mytilus: ecology, physiology, genetics and culture, (ed. E.M. Gosling), pp. 383-424. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publ. [Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science, no. 25]

Widdows, J., (1991). Physiological ecology of mussel larvae. Aquaculture, 94, 147-163.

Widdows, J., Donkin, P., Brinsley, M.D., Evans, S.V., Salkeld, P.N., Franklin, A., Law, R.J. & Waldock, M.J., (1995). Scope for growth and contaminant levels in North Sea mussels Mytilus edulis. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 127, 131-148.

Zwaan de, A. & Mathieu, M., (1992). Cellular biochemistry and endocrinology. In The mussel Mytilus: ecology, physiology, genetics and culture, (ed. E.M. Gosling), pp. 223-307. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publ. [Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science, no. 25]