Biodiversity & Conservation

Habitat bibliography

Ankley, G.T., Erickson, R.J., Sheedy, B.R., Kosian, P.A., Mattson, V.R. & Cox, J.S., (1997). Evaluation of models for predicting the phototoxic potency of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Aquatic Toxicology, 37, 37-50.

Azzoni, R., Giordani, G., Bartoli, M., Welsh, D.T., Viaroli, P., (2001). Iron, sulphur and phosphorus cycling in the rhizophere sediments of a eutrophic Ruppia cirrhosa meadow (Valle Smarlacca, Italy). Journal of Sea Research, 45, 15-26.

Bamber, R.N., Gilliland, P.M. & Shardlow, M.E.A., (2001). Saline lagoons: a guide to their management and creation (interim version). Peterborough: English Nature.

Barnes, R.S.K., (1973). The intertidal lamellibranchs of Southampton Water, with particular reference to Cerastoderma edule and C. glaucum. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London, 40, 413-433.

Boström, C. & Bonsdorff, E., (2000). Zoobenthic community establishment and habitat complexity - the importance of seagrass shoot density, morphology and physical disturbance for faunal recruitment. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 205, 123-138.

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.

Burkholder, J.M., Gasgow Jr., H.B. & Cooke, J.E., (1994). Comparative effects of water-column nitrate enrichment on eelgrass Zostera marina, shoalgrass Halodule wrightii, and wigeongrass Ruppia maritima. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 105, 121-138.

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.],

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.

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, 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.

Ebere, A.G. & Akintonwa, A., (1992). Acute toxicity of pesticides to Gobius sp., Palaemonetes africanus, and Desmocaris trispimosa. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 49, 588-592.

FishBase, (2000). FishBase. A global information system on fishes. [On-line], 2001-05-03 00:00:00

Fishman, J.R. & Orth, R.J., (1996). Effects of predation on Zostera marina L. seed abundance. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 198, 11-26.

Fredette, T.J. & Diaz, R.J., van Montfrans, J., Orth, R.J., (1990). Secondary production within a seagrass bed (Zostera marina and Ruppia maritima) in lower Chesapeake Bay. Estuaries, 13, 431-440.

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.

Hughes, R.G., Lloyd, D., Ball, L., Emson, D., (2000). The effects of the polychaete Nereis diversicolor on the distribution and transplantation success of Zostera noltii. Helgoland Marine Research, 54, 129-136.

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

Johnston, J.R. & Bird, K.T., (1995). The effects of the herbicide atrazine on Ruppia maritima L. growing in autotrophic versus heterotrophic cultures. Botanica Marina, 38, 307-312.

Kantrud, H.A., (1991). Wigeongrass (Ruppia maritima L.): a literature review. [On-line.], 2001-10-19 00:00:00

Levell, D., (1976). The effect of Kuwait Crude Oil and the Dispersant BP 1100X on the lugworm, Arenicola marina L. In Proceedings of an Institute of Petroleum / Field Studies Council meeting, Aviemore, Scotland, 21-23 April 1975. Marine Ecology and Oil Pollution (ed. J.M. Baker), pp. 131-185. Barking, England: Applied Science Publishers Ltd.

Madsen, J., (1988). Autumn feeding ecology of herbivorous wildfowl in the Danish Wadden Sea and impact of food supplies and shooting on migration. Danish Review of Game Biology, 13, 1-32.

Percival, S.M. & Evans, P.R., (1997). Brent geese (Branta bernicla) and Zostera; factors affecting the exploitation of a seasonally declining food resource. Ibis, 139, 121-128.

Philippart, C.J.M, (1994a). Interactions between Arenicola marina and Zostera noltii on a tidal flat in the Wadden Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 111, 251-257.

Rodwell, J.S. (ed.), (2000). British plant communities, vol. 5, Maritime communities and vegetation of open habitats. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Rodwell, J.S. (ed.), (1995). British plant communities, vol. 4. Aquatic communities, swamps and tall-herb fens. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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

Thorp, K., Dalkin, M., Fortune, F. & Nichols, D., (1998). Marine Nature Conservation Review, Sector 14. Lagoons in the Outer Hebrides: area summaries. Peterborough: Joint Nature Conservation Committee. [Coasts and seas of the United Kingdom. MNCR Series.]

Thorpe, K., (1998). Marine Nature Conservation Review, Sectors 1 and 2. Lagoons in Shetland and Orkney. Peterborough: Joint Nature Conservation Committee. [Coasts and seas of the United Kingdom. MNCR Series.]

Twilley, R.R., Kemp, W.M., Staver, K.W., Stevenson, J.C. & Boynton, W.R., (1985). Nutrient enrichment of estuarine submersed vascular plant communities. 1. Algal growth and effects on production of plants and associated communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 23, 179-191.

Verhoeven, J.T.A. & van Vierssen, W., (1978). Distribution and structure of communities dominated by Ruppia, Zostera and Potamogeton species in the inland waters of 'De Bol', Texel, The Netherlands. Estuarine and Coastal Marine Science, 6, 417-428.

Verhoeven, J.T.A., (1979). The ecology of Ruppia-dominated communities in western Europe. I. Distribution of Ruppia representatives in relation to their autecology. Aquatic Botany, 6,197-268.

Verhoeven, J.T.A., (1980a). The ecology of Ruppia-dominated communities in western Europe. II. Synecological classification. Structure and dynamics of the macroflora and macrofaunal communities. Aquatic Botany, 8, 1-85.

Verhoeven, J.T.A., (1980b). The ecology of Ruppia-dominated communities in western Europe. III. Aspects of production, consumption and decomposition. Aquatic Botany, 8, 209-253.

Zieman, J.C., Orth, R., Phillips, R.C., Thayer, G. & Thorhaug, A., (1984). The effects of oil on seagrass ecosystems. In Restoration of habitats impacted by oil spills (ed. J. Cairns & A.L. Buikema Jr.), pp. 37-64. Boston: Butterworth Publ.