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Aberkali, H.B. & Trueman, E.R., (1985). Effects of environmental stress on marine bivalve molluscs. Advances in Marine Biology, 22, 101-198.

Allen, P.L. (1983). Feeding behaviour of Asterias rubens (L.) on soft bottom bivalves: a study in selective predation. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 70, 79-90.

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. & 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.

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.

Buhr, K.-J., (1981). Effects of the cold winter 1978/79 on the macrobenthos of the Lanice-association in the Weser Estuary. Veroffentlichungen des Instituts fur Meeresforschung in Bremerhaven, 19, 115-131.

Caspers, H., (1981). Long-term changes in benthic fauna resulting from sewage sludge dumping in the North Sea. Water Science and Technology, 13, 461-479.

Cotter, A.J.R., Walker, P., Coates, P., Cook, W. & Dare, P.J., (1997). Trial of a tractor dredger for cockles in Burry Inlet, South Wales. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 54, 72-83.

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.

Crompton, T.R., (1997). Toxicants in the aqueous ecosystem. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

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., (1988). Rôle du macrobenthos dans l'alimentation des Poissons démersaux sur les fonds de sédiments fins de la Manche occidentale. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 29, 445-467.

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.

Dauvin, J.C., (1982). Impact of Amoco Cadiz oil spill on the muddy fine sand Abra alba - Melinna palmata community from the Bay of Morlaix. Estuarine and Coastal Shelf Science, 14, 517-531.

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.

Dewarumez, J-M., (1979). Etude biologique d'Abra alba (Wood) Mollusque lamellibranche du littoral français de la mer du Nord. , Thèse de 3ème cycle, Université des Sciences et Techniques de Lille. 139 p, 23 annexes.

Dewarumez, J-M., Smigielski, F. & Richard, A., (1976). Abra alba (mollusque lamellibranche) sa localisation en zone littorale de la mer du Nord. Haliotis, 7, 13-19.

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.

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.

Francesch, O. & Lopez-Jamar, E., (1991). Dynamics, growth and production of Abra alba and Abra nitida from La Coruna, NW of Spain. Boletin del Instituto Espanol de Oceanografia, Madrid, 7, 101-113.

Ghertsos, K., Luczak, C., Dewarumez, J-M. & Dauvin, J-C., (2000). Influence of spatial scales of observation on temporal change in diversity and trophic structure of fine-sand communities from the English Channel and the southern North Sea. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 57, 1481-1487.

Hayward, P.J. & Ryland, J.S. (ed.) (1995b). Handbook of the marine fauna of North-West Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hily, C. & Le Bris, H., (1984). Dynamics of an Abra alba population (Bivalve: Scrobiculariidae) in the Bay of Brest. Estuarine and Coastal Shelf Science, 19, 463-475.

Howson, C.M. & Picton, B.E. (ed.), (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Belfast: Ulster Museum. [Ulster Museum publication, no. 276.]

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.

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

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Nott, P.L., (1980). Reproduction in Abra alba (Wood) and Abra tenuis (Montagu) (Tellinacea: Scrobiculariidae) Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 60, 465-479.

Olivier, F., Vallet, C., Dauvind, J-C. & Retière, C., (1996). Drifting in post-larvae and juveniles in an Abra alba (Wood) community of the eastern part of the Bay of Seine (English Channel). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 199, 89-109.

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.,

Probert, P.K., (1981). Changes in the benthic community of china clay waste deposits is Mevagissey Bay following a reduction of discharges. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 61, 789-804.

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

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.

Rosenberg, R., (1993). Suspension feeding in Abra alba (Mollusca). Sarsia, 78, 119-121.

Sigurdsson, J.B., Titman, C.W. & Davies, P.A., (1976). The dispersal of young post-larval bivalve molluscs by byssus threads. Nature, 262, 386-387.

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

Stirling, E.A., (1975). Some effects of pollutants on the behaviour of the bivalve Tellina tenuis. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 6, 122-124.

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

Tebble, N., (1976). British Bivalve Seashells. A Handbook for Identification, 2nd ed. Edinburgh: British Museum (Natural History), Her Majesty's Stationary Office.

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.