Biodiversity & Conservation

Habitat bibliography

Ambrose, W.G. Jr., (1993). Effects of predation and disturbance by ophiuroids on soft-bottom community structure in Oslofjord: results of a mesocosm study. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 97, 225-236.

Atkinson, R.J.A., (1989). Baseline survey of the burrowing megafauna of Loch Sween, proposed Marine Nature Reserve, and an investigation of the effects of trawling on the benthic megafauna. Report to the Nature Conservancy Council, Peterborough, from the University Marine Biological Station, Millport, pp.1-59.

Baden, S.P., Pihl, L. & Rosenberg, R., (1990). Effects of oxygen depletion on the ecology, blood physiology and fishery of the Norway lobster Nephrops norvegicus. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 67, 141-155.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Chia, F.S. & Crawford, B.J., (1973). Some observations on gametogenesis, larval development and substratum selection of the sea pen Ptilosarcus guerneyi. Marine Biology, 23, 73-82.

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.

Dauwe, B., Herman, P.M.J. & Heip, C.H.R., (1998). Community structure and bioturbation potential of macrofauna at four North Sea stations with contrasting food supply. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 173, 67-83.

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.

Eno, N.C., Clark, R.A. & Sanderson, W.G. (ed.) (1997). Non-native marine species in British waters: a review and directory. Peterborough: Joint Nature Conservation Committee.

Eno, N.C., MacDonald, D. & Amos, S.C., (1996). A study on the effects of fish (Crustacea/Molluscs) traps on benthic habitats and species. Final report to the European Commission. Study Contract, no. 94/076.

Feldman, K.L., Armstrong, D.A., Dumbauld, B.R., DeWitt, T.H. & Doty, D.C., (2000). Oysters, crabs, and burrowing shrimp: review of an environmental conflict over aquatic resources and pesticide use in Washington State's (USA) coastal estuaries. Estuaries, 23, 141-176.

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

Gage, J.D., (1990). Skeletal growth bands in brittle stars: Microstructure and significance as age markers. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 70, 209-224.

Glémarec, M., (1979). Problemes d'ecologie dynamique et de succession en baie de Concarneau. Vie et Milieu, 28-29, 1-20.

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

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.

Hoare, R. & Wilson, E.H., (1977). Observations on the behaviour and distribution of Virgularia mirabilis O.F. Müller (Coelenterata: Pennatulacea) in Holyhead harbour. In Proceedings of the Eleventh European Symposium on Marine Biology, University College, Galway, 5-11 October 1976. Biology of Benthic Organisms, (ed. B.F. Keegan, P.O. Ceidigh & P.J.S. Boaden, pp. 329-337. Oxford: Pergamon Press. Oxford: Pergamon Press.

Howson, C.M. & Davies, L.M., (1991). Marine Nature Conservation Review, Surveys of Scottish Sea Lochs. A towed video survey of Loch Fyne. Vol. 1 - Report. Report to the Nature Conservancy Council from the University Marine Biological Station, Millport.

Hughes, D.J. & Atkinson, R.J.A., (1997). A towed video survey of megafaunal bioturbation in the north-eastern Irish Sea. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 77, 635-653.

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).,

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

Jones, L.A., Hiscock, K. & Connor, D.W., (2000). Marine habitat reviews. A summary of ecological requirements and sensitivity characteristics for the conservation and management of marine SACs. Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Peterborough. (UK Marine SACs Project report.).,

Josefson, A.B. & Smith, S., (1984). Changes of benthos-biomass in the Skagerrak-Kattegat during the 70s: a result of chance events, climatic changes or eutrophication? Meddelande fran Havsfiskelaboratoriet. Lysekil, 292, 111-121.

Moore, P.G. & Cameron, K.S., (1999). A note on a hitherto unreported association between Photis longicaudata (Crustacea: Amphipoda) and Cerianthus lloydii (Anthozoa: Hexacorallia). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 79, 369-370.

Muus, K., (1981). Density and growth of juvenile Amphiura filiformis (Ophiuroidea) in the Oresund. Ophelia, 20, 153-168.

O'Connor, B., Bowmer, T. & Grehan, A., (1983). Long-term assessment of the population dynamics of Amphiura filiformis (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) in Galway Bay (west coast of Ireland). Marine Biology, 75, 279-286.

O'Connor, B., Bowmer, T., McGrath, D. & Raine, R., (1986). Energy flow through an Amphiura filiformis (Ophiuroidea: Echinodermata) in Galway Bay, west coast of Ireland: a preliminary investigation. Ophelia, 26, 351-357.

Olsgard, F. & Gray, J.S., (1995). A comprehensive analysis of the effects of offshore oil and gas exploration and production on the benthic communities of the Norwegian continental shelf. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 122, 277-306.

Pagett, R.M., (1980). Tolerance to brackish water by ophiuroids with special reference to a Scottish sea loch, Loch Etive. In Echinoderms: Past and Present (ed. M. Jangoux), pp. 223-229. Rotterdam: Balkema.

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.,

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.

Rosenberg, R., (1995). Benthic marine fauna structured by hydrodynamic processes and food availability. Netherlands Journal of Sea Research, 34, 303-317.

Rosenberg, R., Gray, J.S., Josefson, A.B. & Pearson, T.H., (1987). Petersen's benthic stations revisited. II. Is the Oslofjord and eastern Skagerrak enriched? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 105, 219-251.

Rosenberg, R., Hellman, B. & Johansson, B., (1991). Hypoxic tolerance of marine benthic fauna. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 79, 127-131.

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.

Stickle, W.B. & Diehl, W.J., (1987). Effects of salinity on echinoderms. In Echinoderm Studies, Vol. 2, (ed. M. Jangoux & J.M. Lawrence), pp. 235-285.

Theede, H., Ponat, A., Hiroki, K. & Schlieper, C., (1969). Studies on the resistance of marine bottom invertebrates to oxygen-deficiency and hydrogen sulphide. Marine Biology, 2, 325-337.

Thrush, S.F., (1986). Community structure on the floor of a sea-lough: are large epibenthic predators important? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 104, 171-183.

Tuck, I.D., Hall, S.J., Robertson, M.R., Armstrong, E. & Basford, D.J., (1998). Effects of physical trawling disturbance in a previously unfished sheltered Scottish sea loch. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 162, 227-242.

Tyler, P.A., (1977). Seasonal variation and ecology of gametogenesis in the genus Ophiura (Ophiuroidea: Echinodermata) from the Bristol Channel. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 30, 185-197.

Wilson, W.H., (1991). Competition and predation in marine soft sediment communities. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, 21, 221-241.