Further Reading

Bellan-Santini D (1980) Relationship between populations of amphipods and pollution. Marine Pollution Bulletin 11: 224-227.

Clarke KR and Warwick RM (2001) A further biodiversity index applicable to species lists: Variation in taxonomic distinctness. Marine Ecology Progress Series 216: 265-278.

Engle V, Summers JK, and Gaston GR (1994) A benthic index of environmental condition of Gulf of Mexico. Estuaries 17(2): 372-384.

Fano EA, Mistri M, and Rossi R (2003) The ecofunctional quality index (EQI): A new tool for assessing lagoonal ecosystem impairment. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 56: 709-716.

Gomez-Gesteira JL and Dauvin JC (2000) Amphipods are good bioindicators of the impact of oil spills on soft bottom macrobenthic communities. Marine Pollution Bulletin 40(11): 1017-1027.

Hurlbert SH (1971) The nonconcept of species diversity: A critique and alternative parameters. Ecology 52: 577-586.

Orfanidis S, Panayotidis P, and Stamatis N (2001) Ecological evaluation of transitional and coastal waters: A marine benthic macrophytes-based model. Mediterranean Marine Science 2: 45-65.

Roberts RD, Gregory MG, and Foster BA (1998) Developing an efficient macrofauna monitoring index from an impact study - a dredge spoil example. Marine Pollution Bulletin 36(3): 231-235.

Rosenberg R, Blomqvist M, Nilsson HC, Cederwall H, and Dimming A (2004) Marine quality assessment by use of benthic species-abundance distribution: A proposed new protocol within the European Union Water Framework Directive. Marine Pollution Bulletin 49: 728-739.

Satsmadjis J (1982) Analysis of benthic fauna and measurement of pollution. Revue Internationale Oceanographie Medicale 66-67: 103-107.

Simpson EH (1949) Measurement of diversity. Nature 163: 688.

Smith RW, Bergen M, Weisberg SB, etal. (2001) Benthic response index for assessing infaunal communities on the mainland shelf of southern California. Ecological Applications 11: 1073-1087.

Van Dolah RF, Hyland JL, Holland AF, Rosen JS, and Snoots TR (1999) A benthic index of biological integrity for assessing habitat quality in estuaries of the southeastern USA. Marine Environmental Research 48: 269-283.

Warwick RM and Clarke KR (1995) New 'biodiversity' measures reveal a decrease in taxonomic distinctness with increasing stress. Marine Ecology Progress Series 129: 301-305.

Wollenweider RA, Giovanardi F, Montanari G, and Rinaldi A (1998) Characterisation of the trophic conditions of marine coastal waters with special reference to the NW Adriatic Sea: Proposal for a trophic scale, turbidity and generalised water quality index. Environmetrics 9: 329-357.

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