Biodiversity & Conservation

Habitat bibliography

Appleby, A.G. & Brinkhurst, R.O., (1970). Defecation rate of three tubificid oligochaetes found in the sediment of Toronto Harbour, Ontario. Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada, 27, 1971-1982.

Attrill, M.J., (1990). The Thames estuary benthic programme: a site by site report of the quarterly macrofauna surveys April 1989 - March 1990. , Unpublished, National Rivers Authority, Thames Region Biology Report.

Birtwell, I.K. & Arthur, D.R., (1980). The ecology of tubificids in the Thames Estuary with particular reference to Tubifex costatus (Claparède). In Proceedings of the first international symposium on aquatic oligochaete biology, Sydney, British Colombia, Canada, May 1-4, 1979. Aquatic oligochaete biology (ed. R.O. Brinkhurst & D.G. Cook), pp. 331-382. New York: Plenum Press

Bouche, M., Habets, F., Biagianti-Risbourg, S. & Vernet, G., (2000). Toxic effects and bioaccumulation of cadmium in the aquatic oligochaete Tubifex tubifex. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 46, 246-251.

Brinkhurst, R.O. & Chuan, K.E., (1969). Preliminary investigation of the exploitation of some potential nutritional resources by three sympatric tubificid oligochaetes. Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada, 26, 2659-2668.

Brinkhurst, R.O., (1974). The benthos of lakes. New York: St Martin's Press, p. 190.

Brkovic-Popovic, I. & Popovic, M., (1977). Effects of heavy metals on survival and respiration rates of tubificid worms: Part 1- Effects on survival. Environmental Pollution, 13, 65-72.

Brkovic-Popovic, I. & Popovic, M., (1977b). Effects of heavy metals on survival and respiration rates of tubificid worms: Part II-Effects on respiration rate. Environmental Pollution, 13, 93-98.

Brusca, R.C. & Brusca, G.J., (1979). Invertebrates. USA: Sinaeur Associates.

Bulnheim, H.P., (1984). Physiological responses of various Gammarus species to environmental stress. Limnologica (Berlin), 15, 461-467.

Chapman, P.M., Churchland, L.M., Thomson, P.A. & Michnowsky, E., (1980). Heavy metal studies with oligochaetes. In Aquatic oligochaete biology, Proceedings of the first international symposium on aquatic oligochaete biology, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada, May 1-4, 1979 (ed. R.O. Brinkhurst & D.G. Cook), pp.477-502. New York: Plenum Press.

Chapman, P.M., Farrell, M.A. & Brinkhurst, R.O., (1982). Effects of species interactions on the survival and respiration of Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri and Tubifex tubifex (Oligochaeta, Tubificidae) exposed to various pollutants and environmental factors. Water Research, 16, 1405-1408.

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.

Dad, N.K., Qureshi, S.A. & Pandya, V.K., (1982). Acute toxicity of two insecticides to tubificid worms, Tubifex tubifex and Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri. Environmental International, 7, 361-363.

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.

Davis, R.B., (1974). Stratigraphic effects of tubificids in profundal lake sediments. Limnology and Oceanography, 19, 466-488.

Diaz, R.J., (1980). Ecology of tidal freshwater and estuarine Tubificidae (Oligochaeta). In Aquatic oligochaete biology, Proceedings of the first international symposium on aquatic oligochaete biology, Sydney, British Colombia, Canada, May 1-4, 1979, (ed. R.O. Brinkhurst & D.G. Cook), pp. 319-330. New York: Plenum Press.

Edwards, R.W. & Rolley, H.L.J., (1965). Oxygen consumption of river muds. Journal of Ecology, 53, 1-19.

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

Fisher, J.A. & Beeton, A.M., (1975). The effect of dissolved oxygen on the burrowing behaviour of Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri (Oligochaeta). Hydrobiologia, 47, 223-290.

Flores-Tena, F.J. & Martinez-Tabche, L., (2001). The effect of chromium on the haemoglobin concentration of Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri (Oligochaeta: Tubificidae). Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 50, 196-202.

Forth River Purification Board, (1992). Annual monitoring of the fauna and sediments in the estuary of and Firth of Forth 1991/92. Unpublished, Forth River Purification Board. (Tidal Waters Report, No. TW19/92)., Unpublished, Forth River Purification Board. (Tidal Waters Report, No. TW19/92).

Furch, K., (1972). The influence of pretreatment with constant and fluctuating temperatures on the heat resistance of Gammarus salinus and Idotea balthica. Marine Biology, 15, 12-34.

Giere, O., (1975). Population structure, food relations and ecological role of marine oligochaetes within special reference to meiobenthic species. Marine Biology, 31, 139-156.

Haka, P., Holopainen, I.J., Ikonen, E., et al., (1974). Paarjarven pohjaelaimiste. Luonnon Tutk., 78, 157-173.

Highsmith, R.C., Rucker, T.L., Stekoll, M.S., Saupe, S.M., Lindeberg, M.R., Jenne, R.N. & Erickson, W.P., (1996). Impact of the Exxon Valdez oil spill on intertidal biota. In Proceedings of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Symposium. American Fisheries Society Symposium, no. 18, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, 2-5 February 1993, (ed. S.D. Rice, R.B. Spies, D.A., Wolfe & B.A. Wright), pp.212-237.

HMSO (Her Majesties Stationary Office), (1964). The effects of polluting discharges on the Thames estuary. London: W.R.P.L. Technical Paper No. 11. 609 p., London: W.R.P.L. Technical Paper No. 11. 609 p.

Hough, A.R. & Naylor, E., (1992b). Biological and physical aspects of migration in the estuarine amphipod Gammarus zaddachi. Marine Biology, 112, 437-443.

Hunter, J., & Arthur, D.R., (1978). Some aspects of the ecology of Peloscolex benedeni Udekem (Oligochaeta: Tubificidae) in the Thames estuary. Estuarine and Coastal Marine Science, 6, 197-208.

Keilty, T.J. White, D.S. & Landrum, P.F., (1988). Sublethal responses to endrin in sediment by Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri (Tubificidae), and in mixed-culture with Stylodrilus heringianus (Lumbriculidae). Aquatic Toxicology, 13, 227-250.

Kennedy, C.R., (1966). The life history of Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri Clap. (Oligochaeta, Tubificidae) and its adaptive significance. Oikos, 17, 158-168.

Kennedy, C.R., (1965). The distribution and habitat of Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri Claparède (Oligochaeta, Tubificidae). Oikos, 16, 26-28.

Kennedy, C.R., (1966b). The life history of Limnodrilus udekemianus Clarap&7#232;de (Oligochaeta: Tubificidae). Oikos, 17, 10-17.

Klerks, P.L. & Bartholomew, P.R., (1991). Cadmium accumulation and detoxification in a Cd-resistant population of the oligochaete Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri. Aquatic Toxicology, 19, 97-112.

Ladle, M., (1971). The biology of Oligochaeta from Dorset Chalk streams. Freshwater Biology, 1, 83-97.

Lawrence, A.J. & Poulter, C., (2001). Impact of copper, pentachlorophenol and benzo[a]pyrene on the swimming efficiency and embryogenesis of the amphipod Chaetogammarus marinus. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 223, 213-223.

Leineweber, P., (1985). The life-cycles of four amphipod species in the Kattegat. Holarctic Ecology, 8, 165-174.

Lotufo, G.R. & Fleeger, J.W., (1996). Toxicity of sediment-associated pyrene and phenanthrene to Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri (Oligochaeta: Tubificidae). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 15, 1508-1516.

Lyes, M.C., (1979). The reproductive behaviour of Gammarus duebeni (Lilljeborg), and the inhibitory effect of a surface active agent. Marine Behaviour and Physiology, 6, 47-55.

Martinez, D.E. & Levinton, J., (1996). Adaptation to heavy metals in the aquatic oligochaete Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri: Evidence for control by one gene. Evolution, 50, 1339-1343.

Martinez-Tabche, L., Mora, B.R., Olivan, L.G., Faz, C.G. & Grajeda y Ortega, M.A., (1999). Toxic effect of nickel on haemoglobin concentration of Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri in spiked sediments of trout farms. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 42, 143-149.

McLusky, D.S., Hull, S.C. & Elliott, M., (1993). Variations in the intertidal and subtidal macrofauna and sediments along a salinity gradient in the upper Forth estuary. In Proceedings of the 21st Symposium of the Estuarine and Coastal Sciences Association held in Gent, 9-14 September 1991.Marine and estuarine gradients (ECSA 21), ed. P. Meire & M. Vincx, Netherlands Journal of Aquatic Ecology, 27, 101-109.

McLusky, D.S., Teare, M. & Phizachlea, P., (1980). Effects of domestic and industrial pollution on distribution and abundance of aquatic oligochaetes in the Forth estuary. Helgolander Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen, 33, 384-392.

McRoy, C.P., (2000). Oil nurtures worms in the Prince William Sound ecosystem. http://www.taiya.net/artic 2000/abstracts/helfferich.html, 2002-10-15 00:00:00

Moore, J.P., (1978b). Importance of algae in the diet of oligochaetes Lumbriculus variegatus (Müller) and Rhyacodrilus sodalis Eisen. Oecologia, 35, 357-363.

Patrick, F.M. & Loutit, M., (1976). Passage of metals in effluents through bacteria to higher organisms. Water Research, 10, 333-335.

Patrick, F.M. & Loutit, M., (1978). Passage of metals to freshwater fish from their food. Water Research, 12, 395-398.

Poddubnaya, T.L., (1980). Life cycles of mass species of Tubificidae (Oligochaeta). In Proceedings of the first international symposium on aquatic oligochaete biology, Sydney, British Colombia, Canada, May 1-4, 1979. Aquatic oligochaete biology (ed. R.O. Brinkhurst & D.G. Cook), pp. 175-184. New York: Plenum Press.

Poddubnaya, T.L., (1976). Peculiarities of biology and productivity of Tubifex tubifex (Mull.) in a polluted section of the tributary of the Rybinsk reservoir. In Biological and productive processes of the Volga basin, (ed. N. Leningrad), p.119. (In Russian).

Potter, D.W.B. & Learner, M.A., (1974). A study of the benthic macro-invertebrates of a shallow eutrophic reservoir in South Wales with emphasis on the Chironomidae (Diptera) their life histories and production.

Rofritz, D.J., (1977). Oligochaetes as a winter food source for the Old Squaw. Journal of Wildlife Management, 41, 590-591.

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.

Stczynska-Jurewicz, E., (1972). Fecundity, survival and haemolymph concentration of Physa acuta and Tubifex tubifex in relation to salinity of the external medium. Polskie Archiwum Hydrobiologii,19, 223-234.

Szekely, C., Racz, O., Molnar, K. & Eszterbauer, E., (2002). Development of Myxobolus macrocapsularis (Myxosporea: Myxobolidae) in an oligochaete alternate host, Tubifex tubifex. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 48, 117-123.

Timm, T., (1962). Eesti NSV Magevee-vahehar jasusside faunast, okoloogiast ja levikust (in Russian with German summary). Ruk. Toit. Unive. Tartu, 120, 63-107.

Vecchi, M., Reynoldson, T.B., Pasteris, A. & Bonomi, G., (1999). Toxicity of copper-spiked sediments to Tubifex tubifex (Oligochaeta, Tubificidae): Comparison of the 28-day reproductive bioassay with an early-life-stage bioassay. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 18, 1173-1179.

Wavre, M. & Brinkhurst, R.O., (1971). Interactions between some tubificid oligochaetes and bacteria found in the sediments of Toronto Harbour, Ontario. Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada, 28, 335-341.

Wensel, R., McIntosh, A. & Anderson, V., (1977). Sediment contamination and benthic macroinvertebrate distribution in a metal impacted lake. Environmental Pollution, 14, 187-192.

Wharfe, J.R., Flynn, E., Richardson, A. & Li Shing Tat, B., (1979). Ecological studies of the benthic invertebrate macrofauna of the Usk and Wye estuaries, South Wales. Unpublished, Welsh Water Authority, Directorate of Scientific Services, Marine Laboratory., Unpublished, Welsh Water Authority, Directorate of Scientific Services, Marine Laboratory.

Whitley, L.S. & Sikora, R.A., (1970). The effects of three common pollutants on the respiration rate of tubificid worms. Journal of Water Pollution, 42, 57-66.

Williams, D.D., (1979b). Archigetes iowensis (Cestoda: Caryophyllidae) from Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri (Annelida: Tubificidae) in Wisconsin. Proceedings of the Helminthological Society of Washington, 46, 272-274.

Zendt, J.S. & Bergersen, E.P., (2000). Distribution and abundance of the aquatic oligochaete host Tubifex tubifex for the Salmonid Whirling Disease parasite Myxobolus cerebralis in the Upper Colorado River basin. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 20, 502-512.