Biodiversity & Conservation

Habitat bibliography

Anonymous, (1999iii). UK Biodiversity Group: tranche 2 action plans: volume V- maritime species and habitats. , English Nature, Peterborough, UK.

Axiak, V., George, J.J. & Moore, M.N., (1988). Petroleum hydrocarbons in the marine bivalve Venus verrucosa: accumulation and cellular responses. Marine Biology, 97, 225-230.

Barnes, R.S.K. & Hughes, R.N., (1992). An introduction to marine ecology. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications.

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. & 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.

Binyon, J., (1981). The effects of lowered salinity upon Branchiostoma lanceolatum from the English Channel. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 61, 685-689.

Bradshaw, C., Veale, L.O., Hill, A.S. & Brand, A.R., (2000). The effects of scallop dredging on gravelly seabed communities. In: Effects of fishing on non-target species and habitats (ed. M.J. Kaiser & de S.J. Groot), pp. 83-104. Oxford: Blackwell Science.

Brand, A.R. & Morris, D.J., (1984). The respiratory responses of the dog cockle Glycymeris glycymeris (L.) to declining environmental oxygen tension. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 83, 89-106.

Bryan, G.W. & Gibbs, P.E., (1991). Impact of low concentrations of tributyltin (TBT) on marine organisms: a review. In: Metal ecotoxicology: concepts and applications (ed. M.C. Newman & A.W. McIntosh), pp. 323-361. Boston: Lewis Publishers Inc.

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.

Buchanan, J.B., (1967). Dispersion and demography of some infaunal echinoderm populations. Symposia of the Zoological Society of London, 20, 1-11.

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.

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.

Dauvin, J.C., (1985). Dynamics and production of a population of Venus ovata (Pennant) (Mollusca-Bivalvia) of Morlaix Bay (western English Channel). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 91, 109-123.

Dauvin, J.C., (1998). The fine sand Abra alba community of the Bay of Morlaix twenty years after the Amoco Cadiz oil spill. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 36, 669-676.

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.

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.

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.

Evans, P.L., Kaiser, M.J. & Hughes, R.N., (1996a). Behaviour and energetics of whelks, Buccinum undatum (L.), feeding on animals killed by beam trawling. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 197, 51-62.

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

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.

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

Grant, J. & Thorpe, B., (1991). Effects of suspended sediment on growth, respiration, and excretion of the soft shelled clam (Mya arenaria). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 48, 1285-1292.

Guillou, J. & Sauriau, F.G., (1985). Some observations on the biology and ecology of a Venus striatula population in the Bay of Douarnenez, Brittany. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 65, 889-900.

Hayward, P., Nelson-Smith, T. & Shields, C. (1996). Collins pocket guide. Sea shore of Britain and northern Europe. London: HarperCollins.

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.

Holme, N.A., (1966). The bottom fauna of the English Channel. Part II. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 46, 401-493.

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

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

Kaiser, M.J. & Spencer, B.E., (1995). Survival of by-catch from a beam trawl. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 126, 31-38.

Kaiser, M.J. & Spencer, B.E., (1994b). Fish scavenging behaviour in recently trawled areas. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 112, 41-49.

Kaschl, A. & Carballeira, A., (1999). Behavioural responses of Venerupis decussata (Linnaeus, 1758) and Venerupis pullastra (Montagu, 1803) to copper spiked marine sediments. Boletin. Instituto Espanol de Oceanografia, 15, 383-394.

Kinne, O. (ed.), (1984). Marine Ecology: A Comprehensive, Integrated Treatise on Life in Oceans and Coastal Waters.Vol. V. Ocean Management Part 3: Pollution and Protection of the Seas - Radioactive Materials, Heavy Metals and Oil. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.

Kinne, O. (ed.), (1983). Diseases of marine animals, volume II. Introduction, Bivalvia to Scaphopoda. Biologische Anstalt Helgoland.

Lange, R., (1972). Some recent work on osmotic, ionic and volume regulation in marine animals. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review, 10, 97-136.

Lawrence, J.M., (1996). Mass mortality of echinoderms from abiotic factors. In Echinoderm Studies Vol. 5 (ed. M. Jangoux & J.M. Lawrence), pp. 103-137. Rotterdam: A.A. Balkema.

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.

Maurer, D., Keck, R.T., Tinsman, J.C., Leatham, W.A., Wethe, C., Lord, C. & Church, T.M., (1986). Vertical migration and mortality of marine benthos in dredged material: a synthesis. Internationale Revue der Gesamten Hydrobiologie, 71, 49-63.

Mohan, M.K.R. & Velayudhan, T.S., (1998). Studies on the salinity tolerance of the venerid clam Paphia malabarica (Chemnitz). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 40, 185-188.

Navarro, J.M. & Widdows, J., (1997). Feeding physiology of Cerastoderma edule in response to a wide range of seston concentrations. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 152, 175-186.

Navas, J.I., Castillo, M.C., Vera, P. & Ruiz-Rico, M., (1992). Principal parasites observed in clams, Ruditapes decussatus (L.), Ruditapes philippinarum (Adam et Reeve), Venerupis pullastra (Montagu) and Venerupis aureus (Gmelin) from the Huelva coast (SW Spain). Aquaculture, 107, 193-199.

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.

Oeschger, R., (1990). Long-term anaerobiosis in sublittoral marine invertebrates from the western Baltic Sea: Halicryptus spinulosus (Priapulida), Astarte borealis and Arctica islandica (Bivalvia). Marine Ecology Progress Series, 59, 133-143.

Olafsson, E.B., Peterson, C.H. & Ambrose, W.G. Jr., (1994). Does recruitment limitation structure populations and communities of macro-invertebrates in marine soft sediments: the relative significance of pre- and post-settlement processes. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review, 32, 65-109

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.

Picton, B.E. & Costello, M.J., (1998). BioMar biotope viewer: a guide to marine habitats, fauna and flora of Britain and Ireland. [CD-ROM] Environmental Sciences Unit, Trinity College, Dublin.,

Poggiale, J.C. & Dauvin, J.C., (2001). Long term dynamics of three benthic Ampelisca (Crustacea - Amphipoda) populations from the Bay of Morlaix (western English Channel) related to their disappearance after the Amoco Cadiz oil spill. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 214, 201-209.

Ramsay, K., Kaiser, M.J., Richardson, C.A., Veale, L.O. & Brand, A.R., (2000b). Can shell scars on dog cockles (Glycymeris glycymeris L.) be used as an indicator of fishing disturbance ? Journal of Sea Research, 43, 167-176.

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

Stamouli, M. & Papadopoulou, C., (1990). Trivalent Cr-51 bioaccumulation study in two mollusc species. Thalassographica. Athens, 13 suppl. 1, 49-52.

Stronkhorst, J., Hattum van, B. & Bowmer, T., (1999). Bioaccumulation and toxicity of tributyltin to a burrowing heart urchin and an amphipod in spiked, silty marine sediments. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 18, 2343-2351.

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

Thorson, G., (1971). Life in the Sea. World University Library.

Thouzeau, G., Jean, F. & Del Amo, Y., (1996). Sedimenting phytoplankton as a major food source for suspension-feeding queen scallops (Aequipecten opercularis L.) off Roscoff (western English Channel) ? Journal of Shellfish Research, 15, 504-505.

Yaroslavsteva, L.M. & Fedoseeva, S.V., (1978). Adaptation of some marine mollusks to estuarine habitats. Soviet Journal of Marine Biology, 4, 820-826.