Literature on Mya arenaria

Literature on Mya arenaria

Abele, D., Heise, K., Pörtner, H.O. and Puntarulo, S. 2002. Temperature-dependence of mitochondrial function and production of reactive oxygen species in the intertidal mud clam Mya arenaria. The Journal of Experimental Biology 205: 1831-1841.

André, C. and Rosenberg, R. 1991. Adult-larval interactions in the suspension-feeding bivalves Cerastoderma edule and Mya arenaria. Marine Ecology Progress Series 71: 227-234.

Armonies, W. 1996. Changes in distribution patterns of 0-group bivalves in the Wadden Sea: Byssus-drifting releases juveniles from the constraints of hydrography. Journal of Sea Research 35(4): 323-334.

Ayers, J.C. 1956. Population dynamics of the marine clam, Mya arenaria. Limnology and Oceanography 1: 26-34.

Behrends, B., Hertweck, G., Liebezeit, G. and Goodfriend, G. 2005. Earliest Holocene occurrence of the soft-shell clam, Mya arenaria, in the Greifswalder Bodden, Southern Baltic. Marine Geology 216: 79-82.

Bernard, F.R. 1979. Identification of the living Mya (Bivalvia: Myoida). Venus 38: 185-204.

Beukema, J.J. 1982. Annual variation in reproductive success and biomass of the major macrozoobenthic species living in a tidal flat area of the Wadden Sea. Netherlands Journal of Sea Research 16: 37-45.

Brousseau, D.J. 1978. Population dynamics of the soft-shell clam Mya arenaria. Marine Biology 50: 63-71.

Checa, A.G. and Cadée, G.C. 1997. Hydraulic burrowing in the bivalve Mya arenaria Linnaeus (Myoidea) and associated ligamental adaptations. Journal of Molluscan Studies 63: 157-171.

Cohen, A.N. 2005. Guide to the exotic species of San Fransisco Bay. San Fransisco Estuary Institute, Oakland, California. Available at: 5. March 2015

Congleton, W.R., Jr., Vassiliev, T., Bayer, R., Pearce, B.R., Jaques, J. and Gillman, C. 2006. Trends in Maine softshell clam landings. Journal of Shellfish Research 25(2): 475-480.

Dunn, R., Mullineaus, L.S. and Mills, S.W. 1999. Resuspension of postlarval soft-shell clams Mya arenaria through disturbance by the mud snail Ilyanassa obsoleta. Marine Ecology Progress Series 180: 223-32.

Emerson, C.W. and Grant, J. 1991. The control of soft-shell clam (Mya arenaria) recruitment on intertidal sandflats by bedload sediment transport. Limnology and Oceanography 36(7): 1288-1300.

Emerson, C.W., Grant, J. and Rowell, T.W. 1990. Indirect effects of clam digging on the viability of soft-shell clams, Mya arenaria L. Netherlands Journal of Sea Research 27(1): 109-118.

Englund, V.P.M. and Heino, M.P. 1994. In situ measurement of seasonal variation in burial depth of Mya arenaria Linné. Journal of Molluscan Studies 60: 465-467.

Foster, G.D., Baksi, S.M. and Means, J.C. 1987. Bioaccumulation of trace organic contaminants from sediment by Baltic clams (Macoma balthica) and soft-shell clams (Mya arenaria). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 6: 969-976.

Foster, S. and Zettler, M.L. 2004. The capacity of the filter-feeding bivalve Mya arenaria L. to affect water transport in sandy beds. Marine Biology 144: 1183-1189.

Gauthier-Clerc, S., Pellerin, J., Blaise, C. and Gagné, F. 2002. Delayed gametogenesis of Mya arenaria in the Saguenay fjord (Canada): a consequence of endocrine disruptors? Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C 131: 457-467.

Gomoiu, M.-T., Alexandrov, B., Shadrin, N. and Zaitsev, Y. 2002. The Black Sea – a recipient, donor and transit area for alien species. In: Invasive aquatic species of Europe. Distribution, impacts and management (eds. E. Leppäkoski, S. Gollasch and S. Olenin), pp. 341-350. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Günther, C.-P. 1992. Settlement and recruitment of Mya arenaria L. in the Wadden Sea. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 159: 203-215.

Hansen, K., King, G.M. and Kristensen, E. 1996. Impact of the soft-shell clam Mya arenaria on sulfate reduction in an intertidal sediment. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 10: 181-194.

Hessland, I. 1946. On the Quaternary Mya period in Europe. Arkiv för Zoologi 37A(8): 1-51.

Hunt, H.L. and Mullineaus, L.S. 2002. The roles of predation and postlarval transport in recruitment of the soft shell clam (Mya arenaria). Limnology and Oceanography 47(1): 151-164.

Jones, J.R., Cameron, B. and Rollins, H.B. 1989. Paleoecological implications of cohort survivorship for Mya arenaria in Massachusetts estuarine waters. Palaios 4: 468-474.

Jørgensen, C.B. and Riisgård, H.U. 1988. Gill pump characteristics of the soft clam Mya arenaria. Marine Biology 99: 107-109.

Kube, J. 1996. Spatial and temporal variations in the population structure of the soft-shell clam Mya arenaria in the Pomeranian Bay (southern Baltic Sea). Journal of Sea Research 35(4): 335-344.

Lasota, R., Hummel, H. and Wolowicz, M. 2004. Genetic diversity of European populations of the invasive soft-shell clam Mya arenaria (Bivalvia). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 84: 1051-1056.

Laursen, D. 1966. The genus Mya in the Arctic Region. Malacologia 3(3): 399-418.

LeBlanc, S. and Miron, G. 2006. Bentho-pelagic distribution of early stages of softshell clams (Mya arenaria) in tidally contrasted regimes. Canadian Journal of Zoology 84: 459-472.

Light, V.E. 2005. Photoreceptors in Mya arenaria, with special reference to their distribution, structure, and function. Journal of Morphology 49(1): 1-43.

MacDonald, B.A. and Thomas, M.L.H. 1980. Age determination pf the soft-shell clam Mya arenaria using shell internal growth lines. Marine Biology 58: 105-109.

Matthiessen, G.C. 1960. Observations on the ecology of the soft clam, Mya arenaria, in a salt pond. Limnology and Oceanography 5: 291-300.

Maximovich, N.V. and Guerassimova, A.V. 2003. Life history characteristics of the clam Mya arenaria in the White Sea. Helgoland Marine Research 57: 91-99.

Möller, P. and Rosenberg, R. 1983. Recruitment, abundance and production of Mya arenaria and Cardium edule in marine shallow waters, western Sweden. Ophelia 22: 33-55.

Morgan, R.P. II, Block, S.B., Ulanowicz, N.I. and Buys, C. 1978. Genetic variation in the soft-shelled clam, Mya arenaria. Estuaries 1(4): 255-258.

Newcombe, C.L. 1936. A comparative study of the abundance and the rate of growth of Mya arenaria L. in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Bay of Fundy regions. Ecology 17(3): 418-428.

Newell, C.R. and Hidu, H. 1982. The effects of sediment type on growth rate and shell allometry in the soft shelled clam Mya arenaria L. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 65: 285-295.

Obolewski, K. and Piesik, Z. 2005. Mya arenaria (L.) in the Polish Baltic Sea coast. Baltic Coastal Zone 9: 13-27.

Olafsson, M.F. and Thorarinsdottir, G.G. 2004. Frumathugun á útbreiðslu og þéttleika sandskeljar (Mya arenaria) við suðvestur- og vesturströnd Íslands. AVS Rannsóknasjóður i Sjávarútvegi. Reykajvík, 36pp. [Report in icelandic about distribution and abundance at the southwest and western coasts of Iceland.]

Palacios, R., Armstrong, D.A. and Orensanz, J. 2000. Fate and legacy of an invasion: extinct and extant populations of the soft-shell clam (Mya arenaria) in Grays Harbor (Washington). Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 10: 279-303.

Petersen, G.H. 1999. Five Recent Mya species, including three new species and their fossil connections. Polar Biology 22(5): 322-328.

Petersen, J.K., Hansen, J.W., Laursen, M.B., Clausen, P., Carstensen, J. and Conley, D.J. 2008. Regime shift in a coastal marine ecosystem. Ecological Application 18(2): 497-510.

Petersen, K.S. 2004. Late Quaternary environmental changes recorded in the Danish marine molluscan faunas. Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Bulletin 3: 1-268.

Petersen, K.S., Rasmussen, K.L., Heinemeier, J. and Rud, N. 1992. Clams before Columbus? Nature359: 679.

Petersen, K.S., Rasmussen, K.L., Rasmussen, P. and von Platen-Hallermund, F. 2005. Main environmental changes since the Weichselian glaciation in the Danish waters between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea as reflected in the molluscan fauna. Quaternary International 133-134: 33-46.

Pfitzenmeyer, H.T. 1962. Periods of spawning and setting of the soft-shelled clam, Mya arenaria, at Solomons, Maryland. Chesapeake Science 3: 114-120.

Pfitzenmeyer, H.T. 1965. Annual cycle of gametogenesis of the soft-shelled clam, Mya arenaria, at Solomons, Maryland. Chesapeake Science 6(1): 52-59.

Pfitzenmeyer, H.T. and Drobeck, K.G. 1967. Some factors influencing reburrowing activity of soft-shell clam, Mya arenaria. Chesapeake Science 8(3): 193-199.

Piersma, T., Koolhaas, A., Dekinga, A., Beukema, J.J., Dekker, R. and Essink, K. 2001. Long-term indirect effects of mechanical cockle-dredging on intertidal bivalve stocks in the Wadden Sea. Journal of Applied Ecology 38: 976-990.

Powers, S.P., Bishop, M.A., Grabowski, J.H. and Peterson, C.H. 2006. Distribution of the invasive bivalve Mya arenaria L. on intertidal flats of southcentral Alaska. Journal of Sea Research 55: 207-216.

Rasmussen, E. and Heard, R.W. 1995. Observations on extant populations of the softshell clam, Mya arenaria Linné, 1758 (Bivalvia: Myidae), from Georgia (USA) estuarine habitats. Gulf Research Reports 9: 85-96.

Riisgård, H.U. and Seerup, D.F. 2003. Filtration rates in the soft clam Mya arenaria: effects of temperature and body size. Sarsia 88: 415-428.

Riisgård, H.U., Kittner, C. and Seerup, D.F. 2003. Regulation of opening state and filtration rate in filter-feeding bivalves (Cardium edule, Mytilus edulis, Mya arenaria) in response to low algal concentration. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 284: 105-127.

Schäffer, F. and Zettler, M.L. 2007. The clam sipho as indicator for growth indices in the soft-shell clam Mya arenaria. Helgoland Marine Research 61: 9-16.

Stickney, A.P. 1964. Salinity, temperature, and food requirements of soft-shell clam larvae in laboratory culture. Ecology 45(2): 283-291.

St-Onge, P., Miron, G. and Moreau, G. 2007. Burrowing behaviour of the softshell clam (Mya arenaria) following erosion and transport. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 340: 103-111.

Strasser, C.A. and Barber, P.H. 2009. Limited genetic variation and structure in softshell clams (Mya arenaria) across their native and introduced range. Conservation Genetics 10(4): 803-814.

Strasser, C., Mullineaux, L.S., Thorrold, S.R. 2008. Temperature and salinity effects on elemental uptake in the shells of larval and juvenile softshell clams Mya arenaria. Marine Ecology Progress Series 370: 155-169.

Strasser, C.A., Mullineaux, L.S. and Walther, B.D. 2008. Growth rate and age effects on Mya arenaria shell chemistry: Implications for biogeochemical studies. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 355: 153-163.

Strasser, M. 1999. Mya arenaria – an ancient invader of the North Sea coast. Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen 52: 309-324.

Strasser, M. and Günther, C.-P. 2001. Larval supply of predator and prey: temporal mismatch between crabs and bivalves after a severe winter in the Wadden Sea. Journal of Sea Research 46: 57-67.

Strasser, M., Dekker, R., Essink, K., Günther, C.-P., Jaklin, S., Kröncke, I., Madsen, P.B., Michaelis, H. and Vedel, G. 2003. How predictable is high bivalve recruitment in the Wadden Sea after a severe winter? Journal of Sea Research 49: 47-57.

Strasser, M., Walensky, M. and Reise, K. 1999. Juvenile-adult distribution of the bivalve Mya arenaria on intertidal flats in the Wadden Sea: why are there so few year classes? Helgoland Marine Research 53: 45-55.

Thorin, S. 2000. Seasonal variation in siphonal activity of Mya arenaria (Mollusca). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 80: 1135-1136.

Trueman, E.R. 1954. Observations on the mechanism of the opening of the valves of a burrowing lamellibranch, Mya arenaria. Journal of Experimental Biology 31: 291-305.

Van Benthem Jutting, W.S. 1942. On the fossil occurrence of Mya arenaria L. in the Netherlands. Basteria 7: 1-6.

Vermeij, G.J. 1989. Invasion and extinction: The last three million years of North Sea pelecypod history. Conservation Biology 3(3): 274-281.

Welch, H.E. and Martin-Bergmann, K. 1990. Does the clam Mya truncata regenerate its siphon after predation by walrus? An experimental approach. Arctic 43(2):157-158.

Winther, U. & Gray, J.S. 1985. The biology of Mya arenaria (Bivalvia) in the eutrophic inner Oslofjord. Sarsia 70: 1-9.

Yang, R.-q., Zhou, Q.-f. and Jiang, G.-b. 2006. Butyltin accumulation in the marine clam Mya arenaria: An evaluation of its suitability for monitoring butyltin pollution. Chemosphere 63: 1-8.

Zaklan, S.D. and Ydenberg, R. 1997. The body size – burial depth relationship in the infaunal clam Mya arenaria. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 215: 1-17.

Zenetos, A., Gofas, S., Russo, G. and Templado, J. 2003. CIESM atlas of exotic species. Vol. 3 – Molluscs, CIESM Publishers, Monaco, 376pp.

Zwarts, L. and Wanink, J. 1989. Siphon size and burying depth in deposit- and suspension-feeding benthic bivalves. Marine Biology 100: 227-240. [Mya arenaria, Cerastoderma edule, Scrobicularia plana, Macoma balthica]