BIOTURBATION OF MARINE SEDIMENTS

References provided by Douglas C. Miller

Summary papers:

Lopez, G.R. and Levinton, J.S. 1987. Ecology of deposit-feeding
animals in marine sediments. Quart. Rev. Biol. 62: 235-260.
Lopez, G., Taghon, G., and Levinton, J., Eds. 1989. Ecology of
marine deposit feeders. Springer-Verlag. 322 pp.
Nowell, A.R.M. and Jumars, P.A. 1984. Flow environments of
aquatic benthos. Ann. Rev. Ecol. Syst. 15: 303-328.
Snelgrove, P.V.R. and Butman, C.A. 1994. Animal-sediment
relationships revisited: cause versus effect. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann.
Rev. 32: 111-177.

Classic research papers:

Aller, R.C. and Dodge, R.E. 1974. Animal-sediment relations in a
tropical lagoon Discovery Bay, Jamaica. J. Mar. Res. 32: 755-790.
Brenchley. G.A. 1981. Disturbance and community structure: an
experimental study of bioturbation in marine soft-bottom environments. J.
Mar. Res. 39: 767-790.
Fager, E.W. 1964. Marine sediments: effect of a tube-building polychaete.
Science 143: 356-359.
Gray, J.S. 1974. Animal-sediment relationships. Oceanogr. Mar.
Biol. Ann. Rev. 12: 223-261.
Hylleberg, J. 1975. Selective feeding by Abarenicola pacifica
with note on Abarenicola vagabunda and a concept of gardening in
lugworms. Ophelia 14: 113-137.
Meyers, A.C. 1977. Sediment processing in a marine subtidal sandy
bottom community. II. Biological consequences. J. Mar. Res. 35: 633-647.
Rhoads, D.C. 1973. The influence of deposit-feeding benthos on
water turbidity and nutrient recycling. Am. J. Sci. 273: 1-22.
Rhoads, D.C. 1974. Organism-sediment relations on the muddy sea
floor. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 12: 263-300.
Rhoads, D.C. and Young, D.K. 1970. The influence of
deposit-feeding organisms on sediment stability and community trophic
structure. J. Mar. Res. 28: 150-178.
Sanders, H.L. 1958. Benthic studies of Buzzards Bay. I.
Animal-sediment relationships. Limnol. Oceanogr. 3: 245-258.

Recent contributions:

Alongi, D.M. and Christoffersen, P. 1992. Benthic infauna and
organism-sediment relations in a shallow, tropical coastal area:
influence of outwelled mangrove detritus and physical disturbance. Mar.
Ecol. Prog. Ser. 81: 229-245.
Karrh, R.R. and Miller, D.C. 1996. Effect of flow and sediment
transport on feeding rate of a surface-deposit feeder, Saccoglossus
kowalevskii. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 130: 125-134.
Luckenbach, M.W. 1986. Sediment stability around animal tubes:
the roles of hydrodynamic processes and biotic activity. Limnol.
Oceanogr. 31: 779-789.
Miller, D.C., Bock, M.J., and Turner, E.J. 1992. Deposit and
suspension feeding in oscillatory flow and sediment fluxes. J. Mar. Res.
50: 489-520.
Mayer, L.M., Jumars, P.A., Taghon, G.L., Macko, S.A., and
Trumbore, S. 1993. Low-density particles asT., Plante, C.J., Jumars P.A.,
and Self, R.L. 1995. Bioavailable amino acids in sediments: a biomimetic,
kinetics-based approach. Limnol. Oceanogr. 40: 511-520.
Wheatcroft, R.A. 1992. Experimental tests for particle-size
dependent bioturbation in the deep ocean. Limnol. Oceanogr. 37: 90-104