Literature on Neanthes succinea

Literature on Neanthes succinea and other Nereididae

Ahrens, M.J., Hertz, J., Lamoureux, E.M., Lopez, G.R., McElroy, A.E. and Brownawell, B.J. 2001. The effect of body size on digestive chemistry and absorption efficiencies of food and sediment-bound organic contaminants in Nereis succinea (Polychaeta). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 263: 185-209.

Bakken, T. and Wilson, R.S. 2005. Phylogeny of nereidids (Polychaeta, Nereididae) with paragnaths. Zoologica Scripta 34: 507-547.

Bartoli, M., Nizzoli, D., Welsh, D.T. and Viaroli, P. 2000. Short-term influence of recolonisation by the polychaete worm Nereis succinea on oxygen and nitrogen fluxes and denitrification: a microcosm simulation. Hydrobiologia 431: 165-174.

Bass, N.R. and Brafield, A.E. 1972. The life-cycle of the polychaete Nereis virens. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 52: 701-726.

Briggs, K.B., Tenore, K.R. and Hanson, R.B. 1979. The rôle of microfauna in detrital utilization by the polychaete, Nereis succinea (Frey and Leuckart). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 36: 225-234.

Carpelan, L.H. and Linsley, R.H. 1961. The spawning of Neanthes succinea in the Salton Sea. Ecology 42(1): 189-190.

Hardege, J.D., Bartels-Hardege, H., Müller, C.T. and Beckmann, M. 2004. Peptide pheromones in female Nereis succinea. Peptides 25: 1517-1522.

Hardege, J.D., Bartels-Hardege, H.D., Zeeck, E. and Grimm, F.T. 1990. Induction of swarming of Nereis succinea. Marine Biology 104: 291-295.

Horst, R. 1922. Een heteronereis-vorm van Nereis succinea Leuck. Zoologische Mededeelingen 7: 40.

Kirkegaard, J.B. 1992. Havbørsteorme I. Errantia. Danmarks Fauna 83: 1-416.

Kristensen, E. 1983a. Ventilation and oxygen uptake by three species of Nereis (Annelida: Polychaeta). I. Effects of hypoxia. Marine Ecology Progress Series 12: 289-297.

Kristensen, E. 1983b. Ventilation and oxygen uptake by three species of Nereis (Annelida: Polychaeta). II. Effects of temperature and salinity changes. Marine Ecology Progress Series 12: 299-306.

Kuhl, D.L. and Oglesby, L.C. 1979. Reproduction and survival of the pileworm Nereis succinea in higher Salton Sea salinities. Biological Bulletin 157: 153-165.

Müller, C.T., Priesnitz, F.M. and Beckmann, M. 2005. Pheromonal communication in nereids and the likely intervention by petroleum derived pollutants. Integrative and Comparative Biology 45: 189-193.

Muus, B.J. 1967. The fauna of Danish estuaries and lagoons. Meddelelser fra Danmarks Fiskeri- og Havundersøgelser 5: 1-316.

Neuhoff, H.-G. 1979. Effects of seasonally varying factors on a Nereis succinea population (Polychaeta, Annelida). Marine Ecology Progress Series 1: 263-268.

NIMPIS (National Introduced Marine Pest Information System) 2010. Alitta succinea (pileworm). Fact sheet available at (accessed on 16 April 2010).

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.

Ram, J.L., Fei, X., Danaher, S.M., Lu, S., Breithaupt, T. and Hardege, J.D. 2008. Finding females: pheromone-guided reproductive tracking behavior by male Nereis succinea in the marine environment. Journal of Experimental Biology 211: 757-765.

Ram, J.L., Müller, C.T., Beckmann, M. and Hardege, J.D. 1999. The spawning pheromone cysteine-glutathione disulfide (‘nereithione’) arouses a multicomponent nuptial behavior and electrophysiological activity in Nereis succinea males. FASEB Journal 13: 945-952.

Rasmussen, E. 1973. Systematics and ecology of the Isefjord marine fauna (Denmark). Ophelia 11: 1-507.

Smith, R.I. 1963. On the occurrence of Nereis (Neanthes) succinea at the Kristineberg Zoological Station, Sweden, and its recent northwards spread. Arkiv för Zoologi 15: 437-441.

Swan, B.K., Watts, J.M., Reifel, K.M. and Hurlbert, S.H. 2007. Role of the polychaete Neanthes succinea in phosphorus regeneration from sediments in the Salton Sea, California. Hydrobiologia 576: 111-125.

Wang, W.-X-. Stupakoff, I. and Fisher, N.S. 1999. Bioavailability of dissolved and sediment-bound metals to a marine deposit-feeding polychaete. Marine Ecology Progress Series 178: 281-293.

Watson, G.J., Bentley, M.G., Gaudron, S.M. and Hardege, J.D. 2003. The role of chemical signals in the spawning induction of polychaete worms and other marine invertebrates. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 294: 169-187.

Wolff, W.J. 1973. The estuary as a habitat. An analysis of data on the soft-bottom macrofauna of the estuarine area of the rivers Rhine, Meuse, and Scheldt. Zoologische Verhandelingen 126: 3-242.

Zeeck, E., ardege, J. and Bartels-Hardege, H. 1990. Sex pheromones and reproductive isolation in two nereid species, Nereis succinea and Platynereis dumerilii. Marine Ecology Progress Series 67: 183-188.