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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.

Brey, T., Arntz, W.E., Pauly, D. & Rumohr, H., (1990). Arctica (Cyprina) islandica in Kiel Bay (Western Baltic): growth, production and ecological significance. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 136, 217-235.

Cargnelli, L.M., Griesbach, S.J., Packer, D.B. & Weissberger, E., (1999a). Essential fish habitat source document: Ocean quahog, Arctica islandica, life history and habitat characteristics. NOAA Technical Memorandum, NMFS-NE-148, 12pp.

Cooper, K. & Cristini, A., (1994). The effects of oil spills on bivalve molluscs and blue crabs. In Before and After an Oil Spill (ed. J. Burger), pp. 142 -159. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

Craeymeersch, J.A., Piet, G.T., Rijnsdorp, A.D. & Buijs, J., (2000). Distribution of macrofauna in relation to the micro-distribution of trawling effort. In Effects of Fishing on Non-Target Species and Habitats, (ed. M.J. Kaiser & S.J de Groot), pp.187-197. Oxford: Blackwell Science .

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

Holmes, S.P., Witbaard, R. & van der Meer, J., (2003). Phenotypic and genotypic population differentiation in the bivalve mollusc Arctica islandica: results from RAPD analysis. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 254, 163-176.

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.]

Jennings, S. & Kaiser, M.J., (1998). The effects of fishing on marine ecosystems. Advances in Marine Biology, 34, 201-352.

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

Karlson, K., Rosenberg, R. & Bonsdorff, E., (2002). Temporal and spatial large - scale effects of eutrophication and oxygen deficiency on benthic fauna in scandinavian and baltic waters - a review. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review, 40, 427-489.

Klein, R. & Witbaard, R., (1993). The appearance of scars on the shell of Arctica islandica L. (Mollusca, Bivalvia) and their relation to bottom trawl fishery. NIOZ - Rapport, 12., Unpublished, Nederlands Instituut voor Onderzoek der Zee.

Landers, W., (1976). Reproduction and early development of Arctica islandica in the laboratory. Nautilis, 90, 88-96.

Lauckner, G., (1983). Diseases of Mollusca: Bivalvia. In Diseases of marine animals. Vol. II. Introduction, Bivalvia to Scaphopoda (ed. O. Kinne), pp. 477-961. Hamburg: Biologische Anstalt Helgoland.

Loosanoff, V., (1953). Reproductive Cycle in Cyprina islandica. Biological Bulletin, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, 104, 146 - 155.

Mann, R. & Wolf C., (1983). Swimming behaviour of larvae of the Ocean Quahog Arctica islandica in response to pressure and temperature. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 13, 211 -218.

Merrill, A.S., Chamberlain, J.L. & Ropes, J.W., (1969). Ocean quahog fishery. In Encyclopedia of marine resources (ed. F.E. Firth), pp. 125-129. New York: VanNorstrand Reinhold Publ.

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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.

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.,

Pridmore, R.D., Thrush, S.F., Wilcock, R.J., Smith, T.J., Hewitt, J. & Cummings, V.J., (1991). Effects of the organochlorine pesticide technical chlordane on the population structure of suspension and deposit feeding bivalves. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 76, 261-271.

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.

Ropes, J.W. & Murawski, S., (1983). Maximum shell length and longevity in ocean quahogs, Arctica islandica Linne. In ICES Council Meeting 1983 (Collected Papers), 8pp.

Ropes, J.W., (1985). Modern methods to age oceanic bivalves. Nautilus, 99, 53-57.

Ropes, J.W., Merrill, A.S., Murawski, S.A., Chang, S. & MacKenzie, C.L., (1979). Impact on clams and scallops. Part I. Field survey assessments. In Oxygen depletion and asociated benthic mortalities in New York Bight, 1976 (ed. R.L. Swanson & C.J. Sindermann), pp. 263-275., U.S. Department of Commerce. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Rockville, Maryland, NOAA Professional Paper 11.

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

Rumohr, H. & Krost, P., (1991). Experimental evidence of damage to benthos by bottom trawling with special reference to Arctica islandica. Kieler Meeresforschung (Sonderheft), 33, 340-345.

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

Swaileh, K. & Adelung, D., (1994). Levels of trace metals and effect of body size on metal content and concentration in Arctica islandica L. (Mollusca: Bivalvia) from Kiel Bay, western Baltic. In Marine Pollution Bulletin, 28, 500-505.

Taylor, A.C., (1976). Burrowing behaviour and anaerobisim in the bivalve Arctica islandica. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 56, 95 - 109.

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

Theede, H., (1973). Comparative studies on the influence of oxygen deficiency and hydrogen sulphide on marine bottom invertebrates. Netherlands Journal of Sea Research, 7, 244-252.

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.

Thompson, T., Jones, D. & Dreibelbis, D., (1980b). Annual internal growth banding and life history of the Ocean quahog Arctica islandica (Mollusca: Bivalvia). Marine Biology, 57, 25 -34.

Thompson, T., Jones, D. & Ropes, J., (1980a). Advanced age for sexual maturity in the Ocean quahog Arctica islandica (Mollusca: Bivalvia). Marine Biology, 57, 35 -39.

Thorarinsdottir, G.G., (2000). Annual gametogenic cycle in the ocean quahog Arctica islandica from north-western Iceland. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 80, 661-666.

Thorarinsdottir, G.G., (1999). Lifespan of two long lived bivalves Arctica islandica and Panopea generosa. Phuket Marine Biological Center Special Publication, no. 9, pp. 41 -46.

Weinberg, T., (2001). Ocean Quahog [On-line]. Status of Fisheries Resources off Northeastern United States., 2004-01-22 00:00:00

Witbaard, R. & Bergman M., (2003). The distribution and population structure of the bivalve Arctica islandica L. in the North Sea: what possible factors are involved? Journal of Sea Research, 50, 11-25.