Ahrens, M.J., Hertz, J., Lamoureux, E.M., Lopez, G.R., McElroy, A.E. and Brownawell, B.J. 2001. The role of digestive surfactants in determining bioavailability of sediment-bound hydrophobic organic contaminants to 2 deposit-feeding polychaetes, Marine ecology progress series 212: 145-157.
Summary: This paper elucidates the role of digestive surfactants in determining bioavailability of chlorinated HOCs to deposit feeders.
Bakken, T. and Wilson, R.S. 2005. Phylogeny of nereidids (Polychaeta, Nereididae) with paragnaths, Zoologica Scripta 35 (5): 507-547.
Summary: This paper investigates the monophyly of currently accepted genera, subgenera and informal subgeneric groupings within the Nereidinae.
Bemvenuti, C.E. 1995, The role of habitat selection and refuge in distribution and abundance of Neanthes succinea (Frey and Leuchart, 1847), Iheringia Serie Zoologia 0(79): 121-127.
Summary: The role of habitat selection and refuge on the distribution and abundance of the epifaunal polychaete Neanthes succinea is studied.
Botto, F., Valiela, I., Iribarne, O., Martinetto, P. and Alberti, J. 2005. Impact of burrowing crabs on C and N sources, control, and transformations in sediments and food webs of SW Atlantic estuaries, Marine ecology progress series 293: 155-164.
Summary: This paper used isotopic values of N and C in plants, consumers, and sediments in areas with and without crabs of the Mar Chiquita coastal lagoon to evaluate the relative influence of burrowing crabs on habitat and food web.
Carpelan, L.H. and Linsley, R.H. 1961. The pile worm, Neanthes succinea (Frey and Leuckart). In Walker, B.W. (ed.). The Ecology of the Salton Sea, California, in Relation to the Sportfishery. Calif. Fish Game Fish Bull. 112: 63�76.
Summary: This paper provides information about the spawning, fertilization and larval development, plankton etc. of A. succinea.
Castaldelli, G., Mantovani, S., Welsh, T., Rossi, R., Mistri, M. and Fano, E.A. 2003. Impact of commercial clam harvesting on water column and sediment physicochemical characteristics and macrobenthic community structure in a lagoon (Sacca Di Goro) of the Po River Delta, Chemical and Ecology 19(2-3): 161-171.
Summary: This study accesses the potential impact of clam harvesting on the water column (oxygen and nutrinent concentrations) and sediment layers (nutrients, macrofaunal populations and sediment trophic availability).
Derrick, P.A. and Kennedy, V.S. 1997. Prey selection by the hogchoker, Trinectes maculatus (Pisces: Soleidae), along summer salinity gradients in Chesapeake Bay, USA, Marine Biology 129: 699-711.
Summary: This paper investigates feeding by the hogchoker, Trinectes maculatus, in freshwater, oligohaline, mesohaline, and polyhaline regions of Chesapeake Bay, USA.
El�as, R., Rivero, M.S. and Vallarino, E.A. 2003. Sewage impact on the composition and distribution of polychaeta associated to intertidal mussel beds of the Mar Del Plata rocky shore, Argentina, Iheringia, S�r. Zool., Porto Alegre 93(3):309-318.
Summary: This paper studies the polychaete composition and distribution within mussel beds in order to assess organic pollution due to domestic sewage in a rocky shore of Mar del Plata (Argentina) during 1997.
ERMS (European Register of Marine Species). 2006.Summary:
The European Register of Marine Species (ERMS) is an authoritative taxonomic list of species occurring in the European marine environment, defined as up to the strandline or splash zone above the high tide mark and down to 0.5 (psu, ppt) salinity in estuaries.
Available from: http://www.marbef.org/data/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=130391[29 December 2006].
ITIS (Integrated Taxonomic Information System). 2006. Online Database Neanthes succinea.Summary:
An online database that provides taxonomic information, common names, synonyms and geographical jurisdiction of a species. In addition links are provided to retrieve biological records and collection information from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Data Portal and bioscience articles from BioOne journals.
Available from: http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=65918 [Accessed 27 December 2006]
Londo�o-Mesa, M., Polan�a, J. and V�lez, I. 2002. Polychaetes of the mangrove-fouling community at the Colombian Archipelago of San Andr�es and Old Providence, Western Caribbean, Wetlands Ecology and Management 10: 227�232.
Summary: This study records the polychaetes found on the submerged roots of Rhizophora mangle on San Andr�s and Providence Islands, Colombian Caribbean.
Maggiore, F., Cerretti, G. and De Ros, O. 2001. Benthic community studies in the Piave River estuary (North Italy), Bollettino del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale de Venezia 51: 147-155.
Summary: This study analysed the macrobenthic community structure in the Piave River estuary.
Magni, P., Micheletti, S., Casu, D., Floris, A. and DeFalco, G. 2004. Macrofaunal community structure and distribution in a muddy costal lagoon, Chemistry and Ecology 20: 397-409.
Summary: This study investigates the distribution of macrofaunal communities in a coastal lagoon characterized by muddy sediments and high organic carbon concentrations at the basin scale. It also assesses the relationship between distribution of dominant macrofauna and sediment properties.
Magni, P., Micheletti, S., Casu, D., Floris, A., Giordani, G., Petrov, A.N., DeFalco, G. and Castelli, A. 2005. Relationships between chemical characteristics of sediments and macrofaunal communities in the Cabras lagoon (Western Mediterranean, Italy), Hydrobiologia 550: 105-119.
Summary: This study documents impoverished macrofaunal communities in the Cabras lagoon.
Mistri, M. 2003. The non-indigenous mussel Musculista senhousia in an Adriatic lagoon: effects on benthic community over a ten year period. In J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 83: 1277-1278.
Summary: This study assesses the effects of Musculista senhousia on macrobenthic biodiversity over a ten year time period in the Sacca di Goro.
Mistri, M., Ghion, F., Modugno, S. and Rossi, R. 2002. Response of macrobenthic communities to an hydraulic intervention in an enclosed lagoon (Valle di Gorino, northern Italy), J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 82: 771-778
Summary: Macrobenthic assemblages are studied throughout a two year period, before and after the opening of a floodgate, in order to assess the recovery of the lagoon in the Valle di Gorino, Italy.
Munari, C. and Mistri, M. 2006. Application of the exergy method to benthic assemblages of the Valli di Comacchio (Italy): Environmental gradient assessing, Italian Journal of Zoology 73(3): 237-245.
Summary: This study compares biodiversity of macrobenthic assemblages along a gradient of disturbance.
Muniz, P. and Venturini, N. 2000. Spatial distribution of the macrozoobenthos in the Sol�s Grande Stream estuary (Canelones- Maldonado, Uruguay), Braz. J. Biol. 61(3): 409-420
Summary: This study provides information about the sublittoral benthic communities of the Sol�s Grande Stream estuary.
NOBANIS (North European and Baltic Network on Invasive Alien Species) 2006. Neanthes succinea.Summary:
The North European and Baltic Network on Invasive Alien Species (NOBANIS) has developed a network of common databases on alien and invasive species of the region. By establishing a common portal access to IAS-related data, information and knowledge in the region is facilitated. The NOBANIS network has a national contact in each of the participating countries - Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Faroe Islands, Germany, Greenland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Sweden and the European part of Russia.
NOBANIS is available from http://www.nobanis.org; this page is available from: http://www.nobanis.org/speciesInfo.asp?taxaID=7184 [Accessed 24 September 2006]
Pardo, E.V. and Dauer, D. M. 2003. Particle size selection in individuals from epifaunal versus infaunal populations of the nereidid polychaete Neanthes succinea (Polychaeta: Nereididae), Hydrobiologia 496: 355�360.
Summary: Gut contents of A. succinea individuals collected from two epifaunal and two infaunal habitats are compared.
Parsons, K. 2006. Exotic marine pests survey Lord Howe Island, New South Wales.
Summary: This study surveys exotic marine species and recommends suitable monitoring and response protocols for detecting and treating invasions.
Sard�, R., Foreman, K. and Valiela, I. 1995. Macroinfauna of a Southern New Engliand salt marsh: seasonal dynamics and production, Marine Biology 121: 431-445.
Summary: This paper examines the relationship of particle size to species assemblage by sampling in sandy and muddy sediments within Great Sippewissett Marsh.
Shalvoenkov, N. 2005. Restoration of some parameters in the development of benthos after reduction of anthropogenous loading in the ecosystem of the Sevastopol bay in the Black Sea, Mitigation and adaption strategies for global change 10:105-113.
Summary: This study follows the restoration of some biological parameters after reduction of anthropogenous loading on the Sevastopol Bay Ecosystem during the last five to ten years.
Tiffany, M.A., Swan, B.K., Watts, J.M. and Hurtlbert, S.H. 2002. Metazooplankton dynamics in the Salton Sea, California, 1997-1999, Hydrobiologia 473: 103-120.
Summary: The study presents the current composition and dynamics of the zooplankton of the Salton Sea.
Weis, J.S. & Weis, P. 1994. Effects of Contaminants from Chromated Copper Arsenate-Treated Lumber on Benthos, Arch. Environ. Contain. Toxicol. 26: 103-109.
Summary: The study was designed to investigate the relationship of sediment concentrations of Cu, Cr, and As at varying distances from CCA bulkheads to their concentrations in the benthic biota, sediment toxicity, and benthic community structure.