Biodiversity & Conservation

Habitat bibliography

Archer, D. & Martin, P., (2001). Thin walls tell the tale. Science (Washington), 5549, 2108-2109.

Bryan, G.W. & Gibbs, P.E., (1983). Heavy metals from the Fal estuary, Cornwall: a study of long-term contamination by mining waste and its effects on estuarine organisms. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [Occasional Publication, no. 2.]

Buchanan, J.B. & Hedley, R.H., (1960). A contribution to the biology of Astrorhiza limicola (Foraminifera). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 39, 549-60.

Buchanan, J.B., (1964). A comparative study of some of the features of the biology of Amphiura filiformis and Amphiura chiajei (Ophiuroidea) considered in relation to their distribution. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 44, 565-576.

Buzas, M.A., (1978). Foraminifera as prey for benthic deposit feeders: results of predator exclusion experiments. Journal of Marine Research, 36, 617-625

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.

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.

Dando, P.R. & Southward, A.J., (1986). Chemoautotrophy in bivalve molluscs of the Genus Thyasira. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 60, 915-929.

Dando, P.R. & Spiro, B., (1993). Varying nutritional dependence of the thyasirid bivalves Thyasira sarsi and Thyasira equalis on chemoautotrophic symbiotic bacteria, demonstrated by isotope ratios of tissue carbon and shell carbonate. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 92, 151-158.

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.

Fallesen, G. & Jørgensen, H.M., (1991). Distribution of Nephtys hombergii and Nephtys ciliata (Polychaeta: Nephtyidae) in Århus Bay, Denmark, with emphasis on the severe oxygen deficiency. Ophelia, Supplement 5, 443-450.

Fransz, H.G. & Gieskes, W.N.C., (1984). The imbalance of phytoplankton and copepods in the North Sea. Rapports et Procés - Verbaux des réunion du Conseil International pour l'Exploration de la Mer, 183, 218-225.

Glémarec, M., (1973). The benthic communities of the European North Atlantic continental shelf. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review, 11, 263-289.

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.

Hartley, J.P., (1984). The benthic ecology of the Forties Oilfield (North Sea). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 80, 161-195.

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.

Hutchins, D.A., Teyssié, J-L., Boisson, F., Fowler, S.W., & Fisher, N.S., (1996). Temperature effects on uptake and retention of contaminant radionuclides and trace metals by the brittle star Ophiothrix fragilis. Marine Environmental Research, 41, 363-378.

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

Kelly, M.S. & McKenzie, J.D., (1995). A survey of the occurrence and morphology of sub-cuticular bacteria in shelf echinoderms from the north-east Atlantic. Marine Biology, 123, 741-756.

Krause, M., (1981). Vartical distribution of faecal pellets during FLEX '76. Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen, 34, 313-337.

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.

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.

McIntyre, A.D., (1961). Quantitative differences in the fauna of boreal mud associations. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 41, 499-616.

Newton, L.C. & McKenzie, J.D., (1995). Echinoderms and oil pollution: a potential stress assay using bacterial symbionts. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 31, 453-456.

Newton, L.C. & McKenzie, J.D., (1998). Brittlestars, biomarkers and Beryl: Assessing the toxicity of oil-based drill cuttings using laboratory, mesocosm and field studies. Chemistry and Ecology, 15, 143-155.

Nilsson, H.C., (1999). Effects of hypoxia and organic enrichment on growth of the brittle star Amphiura filiformis (O.F. Müller) and Amphiura chaijei Forbes. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 237, 11-30.

Ockelmann, W.K., (1958). The zoology of east Greenland. Marine Lamellibranchiata. Meddelelser om Grønland, 122, 1-256.

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.

Pearson, T.H., Mannvik, Hans-Petter, Evans, R. & Falk-Petersen, Falk. (1996). The benthic communities of the Snorre Field in the Northern North Sea. 1. The distribution and structure of communities in undisturbed sediments. Journal of Sea Research, 35, 301-314.

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

Ramsay, K., Kaiser, M.J. & Hughes, R.N. (1998). The responses of benthic scavengers to fishing disturbance by towed gears in different habitats. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 224, 73-89.

Rivkin, R.B. & DeLaca, T.E., (1990). Trophic dynamics in Antarctic benthic communities. I. In situ ingestion of macroalgae by foraminifera and metazoan meiofauna. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 64, 129-136.

Rosenberg, R. & Loo, L., (1988). Marine eutrophication induced oxygen deficiency: effects on soft bottom fauna, western Sweden. Ophelia, 29, 213-225.

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.

Southward, E.C., (1986). Gill symbionts in the Thyasirids and other bivalve molluscs. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 66, 889-914.

Sparks-McConkey, P.J. & Watling, L., (2001). Effects on the ecological integrity of a soft-bottom habitat from a trawling disturbance. Hydrobiologia, 456, 73-85.

Spiro, B., Greenwood, P.B., Southward, A.J. & Dando, P.R., (1986). 13C/12C ratios in marine invertebrates from reducing sediments: confirmation of nutritional importance of chemoautotrophic endosymbiotic bacteria. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 28, 233-240.

Stephen, A.C., (1923). Preliminary survey of the Scottish waters of the North Sea by the Petersen grab. Scientific Investigations of the Fisheries Division of the Scottish Home Department, 11.

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

Thorson, G., (1946). Reproduction and larval development of Danish marine bottom invertebrates, with special reference to the planktonic larvae in the Sound (Øresund). Meddelelser fra Kommissionen for Danmarks Fiskeri- Og Havundersögelser, Serie: Plankton, 4, 1-523.

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

Thorson, G., (1934). Contributions to the animal ecology of the Scoresby Sound Fjord complex (east Greenland). Meddelelser om Grønland. Kommissionen for Videnskabelige Undersøgelser I Grønland, 100, 1-67.

Tomczak, G. & Goedecke, E., (1964). Die thermische Schichtung der Nordsee auf Grund des mittleren Jahresgangs der Temperatur in 1/2°- und 1°- Feldern. Deutsche Hydrographische Zeitschrift, Ergänzungsheft B, 8

Walsh, G.E., McLaughlin, L.L., Louie, M.K., Deans, C.H. & Lores, E.M., (1986). Inhibition of arm regeneration by Ophioderma brevispina (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) by tributyltin oxide and triphenyltin oxide. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 12, 95-100.

Wetmore, K., (1995). Learning from the fossil record: Foram facts - an introduction to foraminifera [On-line]., 2002-08-15 00:00:00

Widdicombe, S. & Austen, M.C., (1999). Mesocosm investigation into the effects of bioturbation on the diversity and structure of a subtidal macrobenthic community. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 189, 181-193.