Biodiversity & Conservation

Habitat bibliography

Arndt, C. & Schiedek, D., (1997). Nephtys hombergii, a free living predator in marine sediments: energy production under environmental stress. Marine Biology, 129, 643-540.

Arntz, W.E. & Rumohr, H., (1986). Fluctuations of benthic macrofauna during succession and in an established community. Meeresforschung, 31, 97-114.

Arntz, W.E., (1980). Predation by demersal fish and its impact on the dynamics of macrobenthos. In Marine benthos dynamics, (eds. K.R. Tenore & B.C. Coull), pp. 121-149. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press.

Basimi, R.A. & Grove, D.J., (1985). Estimates of daily food intake by an inshore population of Pleuronectes platessa L. off eastern Anglesey, north Wales. Journal of Fish Biology, 27, 505-520.

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. & Hup, M., (1992). Direct effects of beam trawling on macro-fauna in a sandy sediment in the southern North Sea. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 49, 5-11.

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.

Beukema, J.J., (1985). Growth and dynamics in populations of Echinocardium cordatum living in the North Sea off the Dutch corth coast. Netherlands Journal of Sea Research, 19, 129-134.

Bradshaw, C., Veale, L.O., Hill, A.S. & Brand, A.R., (2002). The role of scallop-dredge disturbance in long-term changes in Irish Sea benthic communities: a re-analysis of an historical dataset. Journal of Sea Research, 47, 161-184.

Brey, T., (1990). Estimating productivity of macrobenthic invertebrates from biomass abd mean individual weight. Meeresforschung, 32,329-343.

Brousseau, D.J., (1978b). Population dynamics of the soft-shell clam Mya arenaria. Marine Biology, 50, 67-71.

Buchanan, J.B., (1966). The biology of Echinocardium cordatum (Echinodermata: Spatangoidea) from different habitats. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 46, 97-114.

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.

Carter, C.G., Grove, D.J. & Carter, D.M., (1991). Trophic resource partitioning between two co-existing flatfish species off the North coast of Anglesey, North Wales. Netherlands Journal of Sea Research, 27, 325-335.

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.

Dame, R.F.D., (1996). Ecology of Marine Bivalves: an Ecosystem Approach. New York: CRC Press Inc. [Marine Science Series.]

Dauvin, J-C. & Gentil, F., (1989). Long-term changes in populations of subtidal bivalves (Abra alba and Abra prismatica) from the Bay of Morlaix (Western English Channel). Marine Biology, 103, 63-73.

Dauvin, J.-C., (1986). Biologie, dynamique et production d'une population d' Abra alba (Wood) (mollusque-bivalve) de la baie de Morlaix (Manche occidentiale). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 97, 151-180.

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.

de Groot, S.J. & Apeldoorn, J., (1971). Some experiments on the influence of the beam trawl on the bottom fauna. International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (CM Papers and Reports) CM 1971/B:2, 5 pp. (mimeo).

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.

Dittmann, S., Günther, C-P. & Schleier, U., (1999). Recolonization of tidal flats after disturbance. In The Wadden Sea ecosystem: stability, properties and mechanisms (ed. S. Dittmann), pp.175-192. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

Drake, D.E. & Cacchione, D.A., (1985). Seasonal variation in sediment transport on the Russian River shelf, California. Continental Shelf Research, 4, 495-514.

Duineveld, G.C.A. & Jenness, M.I., (1984). Differences in growth rates of the sea urchin Echinocardium cordatum as estimated by the parameters of the von Bertalanffy equation applied to skeletal rings. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 19, 64-72.

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.

Emerson, C.W. & Grant, J., (1991). The control of soft-shell clam (Mya arenaria) recruitment on intertidal sandflats by bedload sediment transport. Limnology and Oceanography, 36, 1288-1300.

Ford, E., (1923). Animal communities of the level sea-bottom in the water adjacent to Plymouth. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 13, 164-224.

Franzen, N.C.M., (1995). Shear wave detection by Macoma balthica.

Gosselin, L.A. & Qian, P., (1997). Juvenile mortality in benthic marine invertebrates. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 146, 265-282.

Graham, M., (1955). Effects of trawling on animals on the sea bed. Deep-Sea Research, 3 (Suppl.), 1-6.

Guenther, C.P., (1991). Settlement of Macoma balthica on an intertidal sandflat in the Wadden Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 76, 73-79.

Hall, S.J., (1994). Physical disturbance and marine benthic communities: life in unconsolidated sediments. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review, 32, 179-239.

Houghton, R.G., Williams, T. & Blacker, R.W., (1971). Some effects of double beam trawling. International Council for the Exploration of the Sea CM 1971/B:5, 12 pp. (mimeo)., International Council for the Exploration of the Sea CM 1971/B:5, 12 pp. (mimeo).

Hughes, D.J., (1998b). Subtidal brittlestar beds. An overview of dynamics and sensitivity characteristics for conservation management of marine SACs. Natura 2000 report prepared for Scottish Association of Marine Science (SAMS) for the UK Marine SACs Project., Scottish Association for Marine Science. (UK Marine SACs Project, Vol. 3).,

Hylland, K., Sköld, M., Gunnarsson, J.S. & Skei, J., (1996). Interactions between eutrophication and contaminants. IV. Effects on sediment-dwelling organisms. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 33, 90-99.

Jensen, J.N., (1988). Recruitment, growth and mortality of juvenile Corbula gibba and Abra alba in the Limfjord, Denmark. The Baltic Sea environment: history, eutrophication, recruitment and toxicology. Kieler Meeresforschungen (Sonderheft), 6, 357-365.

Jones, N.S., (1952). The bottom fauna and the food of flatfish off the Cumberland Coast. Journal of Animal Ecology, 20, 132-144.

Jorgensen, B.B., (1980). Seasonal oxygen depletion in the bottom waters of a Danish fjord and its effect on the benthic community. Oikos, 32, 68-76.

Kiørboe, T. & Møhlenberg, F., (1981). Particle selection in suspension-feeding bivalves. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 5, 291-296.

Krebs, C.J., (1978). Ecology: the experimental analysis of distribution and abundance (2nd edition). New York: Harper & Row, 678pp.

Lin, J. & Hines, A.H., (1994). Effects of suspended food availability on the feeding mode and burial depth of the Baltic clam, Macoma balthica. Oikos, 69, 28-36.

Lockwood, S.J., (1980). The daily food intake of O-group plaice (Pleuronectes platessa L.) under natural conditions. Journal du Conseil Permanent International pour l'Exploration de la Mer, 39, 154-159.

Lopez, G.R. & Levinton, J.S., (1987). Ecology of deposit-feeding animals in marine sediments. Quarterly Review of Biology, 62, 235-260.

Möhlenberg, F. & Kiørboe, T., (1983). Burrowing and avoidance behaviour in marine organisms exposed to pesticide-contaminated sediment. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 14, 57-60.

Macer, C.T., (1967). The food web in Red Wharf Bay (North Wales) with particular reference to young plaice (Pleuronectes platessa). Helgolander Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen, 15, 560-573.

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.

McIntyre, A.D., (1958). The ecology of Scottish inshore fishing grounds. 1. The bottom fauna of east coast grounds. Marine Research, 1, 1-24.

Molander, A.R., (1962). Studies on the fauna in the fjords of Bohsula with reference to the distribution of different associations. Arkiv fur Zoologi, Series 2, 15, 1-64.

Nichols, F.H., (1977). Dynamics and production of Pectinaria koreni (Malmgren) in Kiel Bay, West Germany. In Biology of benthic organisms, (eds. B.F. Keegan, P. O'Ceidigh & P.J.S. Boaden), pp. 453-463.

Nicolaidou, A., (1983). Life history and productivity of Pectinaria koreni Malmgren (Polychaeta). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 17, 31-43.

Niermann, U., (1997). Macrobenthos of the south-eastern North Sea during 1983-1988. Berichte der Biologischen Anstalt Helgoland, 13, 144pp.

Nilsson, H.C. & Rosenberg, R., (1994). Hypoxic response of two marine benthic communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 115, 209-217.

Oyenekan, J.A., (1986). Population dynamics and secondary production of Nephtys hombergii (Polychaeta: Nephtyidae). Marine Biology, 93, 217-223.

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.

Pianka, E.R., (1970). On r- and K- selection. American Naturalist, 104, 592-597.

Rainer, S.F., (1985). Population dynamics and production of the bivalve Abra alba and implications for fisheries production. Marine Biology, 85, 253-262.

Rauck, G., (1988). What influence have bottom trawls on the seafloor and bottom fauna? Informationen fur die Fischwirtschaft, Hamberg, 35, 104-106.

Rees, E.I.S. & Walker, A.J.M., (1983). Annual and spatial variation in the Abra community in Liverpool Bay.

Rees, E.I.S., Nicholaidou, A. & Laskaridou, P., (1977). The effects of storms on the dynamics of shallow water benthic associations. In Proceedings of the 11th European Symposium on Marine Biology, Galway, Ireland, October 5-11, 1976. Biology of Benthic Organisms, (ed. B.F. Keegan, P.O Ceidigh & P.J.S. Boaden), pp. 465-474.

Rees, H.L. & Dare, P.J., (1993). Sources of mortality and associated life-cycle traits of selected benthic species: a review. MAFF Fisheries Research Data Report, no. 33., Lowestoft: MAFF Directorate of Fisheries Research.

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.

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

Rowden, A.A., Jones, M.B. & Morris, A.W., (1998). The role of Callianassa subterranea (Montagu) (Thalassinidea) in sediment resuspension in the North Sea. Continental Shelf Research, 18, 1365-1380.

Rygg, B., (1985). Effect of sediment copper on benthic fauna. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 25, 83-89.

Sörlin, T., (1988). Floating behaviour in the tellinid bivalve Macoma balthica (L.). Oecologia, 77, 273-277.

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.

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.

Sinderman, C.J., (1990). Principle diseases of marine fish and shellfish, 2nd edition, Volume 2. Diseases of marine shellfish. Academic Press, 521 pp.

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

Strasser, M., (1999). Mya arenaria - an ancient invader of the North Sea coast. Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen, 52, 309-324.

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

Thomsen, L. & Altenbach, A.V., (1993). Vertical and areal distribution of foraminiferal abundance and biomass in microhabitats around inhabited tubes of marine echiurids. Marine Micropaleontology, 20, 303-309.

Warwick, R.M. & George, C.L., (1980). Annual macro-fauna production in an Abra community. In Industrialised embayments and their environmental problems: a case study of Swansea Bay (ed. M.B. Collins et al.), pp. 517-538. Oxford: Pergamon Press.

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.

Weigelt, M. & Rumohr, H., (1986). Effects of wide range oxygen depletion on benthic fauna and demersal fish in Kiel Bay. Meeresforschung, 31, 124-136.

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.

Wood, E. (ed.), (1988). Sea Life of Britain and Ireland. Marine Conservation Society. IMMEL Publishing, London

Ziegelmeier, E., (1978). Macrobenthos investigations in the eastern part of the German Bight from 1950 to 1974. Rapports et Proces-verbaux des Reunions. Commission Internationale pour l'Exploration Scientifique de la Mer Mediterranee. Paris, 172, 432-444.