WoRMS source details

Holtmann, S.E.; Groenewold, A.; Schrader, K.H.M.; Asjes, J.; Craeymeersch, J.A.; Duineveld, G.C.A.; van Bostelen, A.J.; van der Meer, J. (1996). Atlas of the zoobenthos of the Dutch continental shelf. Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management: Rijswijk, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-369-4301-9. 243 pp.
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Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbra alba (W. Wood, 1802) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura filiformis (O.F. Müller, 1776) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnaitides groenlandica (Örsted, 1842) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnaitides mucosa (Örsted, 1843) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArctica islandica (Linnaeus, 1767) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAricidea minuta Southward, 1956 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtylus falcatus Metzger, 1871 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtylus swammerdamei (H. Milne Edwards, 1830) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyporeia elegans Watkin, 1938 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyporeia guilliamsoniana (Spence Bate, 1857) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyporeia tenuipes Meinert, 1877 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallianassa subterranea (Montagu, 1808) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapitella capitata (Fabricius, 1780) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetopterus variopedatus (Renier, 1804) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetozone setosa Malmgren, 1867 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChamelea striatula (da Costa, 1778) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiastylis bradyi Norman, 1879 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDonax vittatus (da Costa, 1778) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocardium cordatum (Pennant, 1777) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocyamus pusillus (O.F. Müller, 1776) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEteone longa (Fabricius, 1780) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumida sanguinea (Örsted, 1843) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGattyana cirrhosa (Pallas, 1766) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycera rouxii Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1833 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniada maculata Örsted, 1843 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarmothoe longisetis (Grube, 1863) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarmothoe lunulata (Delle Chiaje, 1830) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarpinia antennaria Meinert, 1890 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippomedon denticulatus (Spence Bate, 1857) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagis koreni Malmgren, 1866 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLanice conchilega (Pallas, 1766) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLumbrineris latreilli Audouin & Milne Edwards, 1834 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLunatia alderi (Forbes, 1838) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacoma balthica (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMagelona papillicornis McIntosh, 1878 non F. Müller, 1858 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegaluropus agilis Hoek, 1889 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontacuta ferruginosa (Montagu, 1808) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMysella bidentata (Montagu, 1803) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNephtys caeca (Fabricius, 1780) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNephtys cirrosa Ehlers, 1868 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNephtys hombergii Savigny in Lamarck, 1818 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNephtys longosetosa Örsted, 1842 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereis longissima Johnston, 1840 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotomastus latericeus Sars, 1851 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNucula nitidosa Winckworth, 1930 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphelia borealis Quatrefages, 1866 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura albida Forbes, 1839 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura texturata Lamarck, 1816 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOwenia fusiformis Delle Chiaje, 1844 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerioculodes longimanus (Spence Bate & Westwood, 1868) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontocrates altamarinus (Spence Bate & Westwood, 1862) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocuma longicornis (Bate) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolelepis bonnieri (Mesnil, 1896) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolelepis squamata (Müller, 1806) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplos armiger (Müller, 1776) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSigalion mathildae Audouin & Milne Edwards in Cuvier, 1830 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpio filicornis (Müller, 1776) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpiophanes bombyx (Claparède, 1870) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula elliptica (Brown, 1827) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula subtruncata (da Costa, 1778) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSthenelais limicola (Ehlers, 1864) 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellina fabula Gmelin, 1791 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellina tenuis da Costa, 1778 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTravisia forbesii Johnston, 1840 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrothoe brevicornis Spence Bate, 1862 
Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrothoe poseidonis Reibish, 1905 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordraadarmige slangster for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura filiformis (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordriehoekige parelmoerneut for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNucula nitidosa Winckworth, 1930
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordwergmosseltje [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMysella bidentata (Montagu, 1803)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorelliptische strandschelp for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula elliptica (Brown, 1827)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgekroesde zeerups for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGattyana cirrhosa (Pallas, 1766)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgemshoornworm [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolelepis squamata (Müller, 1806)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorglanzende parelmoerneut for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNucula nitidosa Winckworth, 1930
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgoudkammetje for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagis koreni Malmgren, 1866
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgroengele wadworm for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEteone longa (Fabricius, 1780)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhalfgeknotte strandschelp for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula subtruncata (da Costa, 1778)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhartegel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocardium cordatum (Pennant, 1777)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkamkielworm for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagis koreni Malmgren, 1866
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkleine slangster for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura albida Forbes, 1839
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornoordkromp for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArctica islandica (Linnaeus, 1767)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorovale strandschelp for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula elliptica (Brown, 1827)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorovale zeeklitschelp [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontacuta ferruginosa (Montagu, 1808)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorperkamentworm for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetopterus variopedatus (Renier, 1804)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorschelpkokerworm for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLanice conchilega (Pallas, 1766)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortere platschelp [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellina tenuis da Costa, 1778
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortweetandmosseltje [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMysella bidentata (Montagu, 1803)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortweetandschelp [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMysella bidentata (Montagu, 1803)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwapenworm for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplos armiger (Müller, 1776)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzaagje for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDonax vittatus (da Costa, 1778)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzeeklitmosseltje [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontacuta ferruginosa (Montagu, 1808)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBaltic tellin [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacoma balthica (Linnaeus, 1758)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbanded wedge-shell for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDonax vittatus (da Costa, 1778)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon necklace shell [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolinices (Lunatia) alderi (Forbes, 1838)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcut trough shell for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula subtruncata (da Costa, 1778)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorelliptic trough shell for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula elliptica (Brown, 1827)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreen urchin for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocyamus pusillus (O.F. Müller, 1776)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorheart-urchin for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocardium cordatum (Pennant, 1777)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsand mason for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLanice conchilega (Pallas, 1766)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsea-potato for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocardium cordatum (Pennant, 1777)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstriped venus for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChamelea striatula (da Costa, 1778)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorthin tellin [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellina tenuis da Costa, 1778
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortrumpet worm for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagis koreni Malmgren, 1866
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhite furrow shell for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbra alba (W. Wood, 1802)
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBaltische Tellmuschel [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacoma balthica (Linnaeus, 1758)
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbewehrter Pfahlwurm for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoloplos armiger (Müller, 1776)
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlindwurm for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNephtys caeca (Fabricius, 1780)
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBohnen-Plattmuschel [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellina fabula Gmelin, 1791
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordünne Plattmuschel [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellina tenuis da Costa, 1778
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorelliptische Trogmuschel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula elliptica (Brown, 1827)
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgebänderte Dreiecksmuschel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDonax vittatus (da Costa, 1778)
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgebänderte Sägemuschel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDonax vittatus (da Costa, 1778)
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgedrungene Trogmuschel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula subtruncata (da Costa, 1778)
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgerippte Tellmuschel [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellina fabula Gmelin, 1791
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgestreifte Venusmuschel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChamelea striatula (da Costa, 1778)
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorglänzende Nabelschnekke [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolinices (Lunatia) alderi (Forbes, 1838)
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorglänzende Nußmuschel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNucula nitidosa Winckworth, 1930
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkleine Linsenmuschel [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMysella bidentata (Montagu, 1803)
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkleine Pfeffermuschel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbra alba (W. Wood, 1802)
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkleiner Herzigel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocardium cordatum (Pennant, 1777)
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKöcherwurm for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagis koreni Malmgren, 1866
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMuschelsammlerin for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLanice conchilega (Pallas, 1766)
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPergamentwurm for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetopterus variopedatus (Renier, 1804)
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorplatte Tellmuschel [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellina tenuis da Costa, 1778
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPlattmuschel [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacoma balthica (Linnaeus, 1758)
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrostrote Mondmuschel [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontacuta ferruginosa (Montagu, 1808)
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrote Bohne [from synonym] for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacoma balthica (Linnaeus, 1758)
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspindelförmige Owenie for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOwenia fusiformis Delle Chiaje, 1844
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorweiße Pfeffermuschel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbra alba (W. Wood, 1802)
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZwergseeigel for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocyamus pusillus (O.F. Müller, 1776)
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A. alba and Tellina fabula are two species occupying the same feeding niche since both can feed on deposit as well ... [details]

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Bathyporeia spp. show two types of movement, swimming and burrowing, that may follow each other up in rapid ... [details]

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Bathyporeia spp. show two types of rnovement, swimming and burrowing, that may follow each other up in rapid ... [details]

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E. pusillus has separate sexes and fertilization takes place externally. The breeding season is in the summer ... [details]

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E. sanguinea breeds in early summer and has planktonic larvae. In the estuarine Delta area juvenile benthic stages ... [details]

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H. denticulatus buries itself in soft sediments with great dexterity (Lincoln, 1979; Hayward & Ryland, 1990). [details]

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L. latreilli probably has a non-pelagic development. Because of its jaws L. latreilli is recorded as a predator ... [details]

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M. balthica has separate sexes. The main breeding period lies between February and May, with a second spawning in ... [details]

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N. longosetosa breeds from January to early spring and seems to have planktonic larvae. The species is a ... [details]

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O. albida has separate sexes, external fertilization and pelagic larvae. The maximum age is estimated at 3 years. ... [details]

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P. pulchellus is a predator. It attacks its prey, mainly bivalve molluscs, in the sediment, breaking through the ... [details]

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S. filicornis probably spawns in autumn or winter, releasing large eggs. Planktonic larvae are found from February ... [details]

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T. forbesii spawns from November to February. Eggs and larvae are non-pelagic. It is generaily considered to be a ... [details]

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U. brevicornis shows two types of movement, swimming and burrowing into the sediment (Watkin, 1939a). U. ... [details]

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U. poseidonis shows two types of movement, swimming and burrowing into the sediment (Watkin, 1939a). Little is ... [details]

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Because it has been confused with S. subtruncata for a long time, little is known about the reproduction of S. ... [details]

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Breeding occurs during the summer months. The eggs are incubated on the gills of the adults. When released, the ... [details]

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Breeding occurs during the summer months. D. vittatus probably has pelagic larvae. When growth is rapid, it lives ... [details]

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Breeding occurs from March to May. The eggs are deposited in a cocoon. In the Delta area the pelagic larvae are ... [details]

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Breeding occurs in March and August. The species presumably has planktonic larvae.

Analyses of its gut contents ...

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Breeding occurs in summer. The pelagic larvae are sometimes found in enormous quantities and likewise the young can ... [details]

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Breeding probably takes place in spring (March-June) and the larvae develop in the water column. The species spawns ... [details]

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Callianassa shrimps are burrowing, deposit-feeding crustaceans that live in complex burrow systems. These burrows ... [details]

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Females with ripe eggs have been observed in spring and summer. The planktonic larvae occur in waters with a ... [details]

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Generally, breeding behaviour of infaunal amphipods like P. altamarinus is influenced by location. In deeper waters ... [details]

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In spite of its common occurrence there is little information available on its life history or behaviour. S. ... [details]

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Main spawning period is short, viz. from June to July. The larvae remain in the plankton for at least four weeks. ... [details]

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No information on this species' reproduction is availabie. S. mathildae lives 15 to 20 cm beneath the surface of ... [details]

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Pelagic larvae have been found in December, February and April, whereas settling has been observed in ... [details]

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Polynoids, Harmothoe species included, are considered carnivores, feeding on a variety of small infaunal and ... [details]

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Reproduction and larval development take place in spring and early summer. The species has a long pelagic stage. ... [details]

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Reproduction takes place in spring and summer. The species has planktonic larvae. P. minuta is considered to be an ... [details]

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Sexually ripe specimens have been observed in April and May. Most probably the larvae have a planktonic ... [details]

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Spawning occurs between October and January. Mature females usually have less than 100 ova, which suggests a non- ... [details]

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Spawning occurs in June-August. T. tenuis most probably has a pelagic larval stage. Longevity is reported to be ... [details]

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The larvae occur in the plankton frorn June-July to September- November, often in large quantities. The planktonic ... [details]

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The larvae of [Either M. mirabilis or M. johnstoni]occur in the plankton of the North Sea from April-May to August ... [details]

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The larvae of A. filiformis are found throughout the summer from July to October. A. filiformis belongs to the ... [details]

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The larvae of this species have been recorded from March to July, with highest numbers in May-July. Fertilization ... [details]

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The majority of cumacean species in temperate shallow waters probably lives for a year or less and breeds twice ... [details]

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The planktonic larvae of S. bombyx have been observed in the period April-December, with maximal nurnbers in ... [details]

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The production of a large number of small-sized eggs suggests that A. alba has a larval development with a long ... [details]

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The sexes are separate and breeding occurs in spring and summer. The larvae have a long planktonic life, lasting ... [details]

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The sexes are separate and individuals breed several times over a number of years in the periods April-May and ... [details]

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The sexes are separate and breeding occurs in the period between spring and summer. The species has pelagic larvae. ... [details]

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The sexes are separate and individuals breed several times over a number of years. Generally, the females breed ... [details]

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The sexes are separate. No breeding is observed below water temperatures of 5 °C. Breeding occurs in early spring ... [details]

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The species deposits its eggs in green gelatinous cocoons at the surface of mud flats and probably also on the ... [details]

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The species has separate sexes and breeding occurs from March to September. It has a planktonic veliger larva. ... [details]

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The time of spawning varies greatly in different areas. Females with ripe eggs have been observed from May until ... [details]

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This amphipod burrows in the superficial layer of the sediment. Generally, breeding behaviour of infaunal amphipods ... [details]

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This species probably spawns in winter and early spring. The pelagic larval stage seems to last fairly long. S. ... [details]

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Highest densities are found north of the Wadden islands. lt is found in lower numbers on the Brown Bank, at the ... [details]

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[Either M. mirabilis or M. johnstoni, long wrongly represented as]M. papillicornis occurs in almost the entire ... [details]

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A. falcatus is frequently found along the Dutch coast from the Voordelta to the Wadden islands and, in lower ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

A. filiformis is very abundant in the area of the Oyster Ground, north of the 30 m isobath, with the highest ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

A. mucosa occurs near the Dutch coast, from the Voordelta in the south to the Dutch Wadden islands in the north, ... [details]

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A. swarnmerdami is found in the shallower part of the Dutch continental shelf. Both A. swarnmerdami and A. falcatus ... [details]

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B. elegans is one of the most common macrobenthic species on the Dutch Continental Shelf and the most abundant ... [details]

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D. vittatus is found exclusively in the southern part of the North Sea, at depths of less than 30 m. It furthermore ... [details]

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E. sanguinea has a patchy distribution in the sandy sediments of the Dutch Continental Shelf. lt is furthermore ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

H. denticulatus is found throughout the area at depths of over 20 m. This amphipod is most abundant at the Cleaver ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

L. conchilega is widely distributed in the area, i.e. from the tidal estuaries to the Dogger Bank in the north. ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

L. latreilli is very numerous in the Frisian Front area. The species also occurs in the south-western part of the ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

M. balthica occurs from the upper part of the intertidal down to the shallow subtidal zone. In the study area it is ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

M. bidentata is very abundant at the Oyster Ground, where high densities of A. filiformis (q.v.) occur, but is also ... [details]

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M. ferruginosa occurs in the North Sea proper and in the Oosterschelde. The species is particularly abundant along ... [details]

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N. caeca occurs in small numbers in a broad region parallel to the coast. lt is even more scarce in the offshore ... [details]

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N. cirrosa is a dominant species in the Southern Bight with high densities at the Brown Bank and near the coast. lt ... [details]

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N. longissima occurs from the subtidal zone of the Wadden Sea and the Delta area down to a depth of 50 m in the ... [details]

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O. fusiformis mainly occurs north of the 30 m isobath up to the Dogger Bank, with the highest densities in the ... [details]

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O. limacina is found in the Southern Bight, its distribution extending into the marine and central part of the ... [details]

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P. altamarinus can be observed most frequently in the area south of the 30 m isobath and is locally very common ... [details]

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P. longimanus is widespread and is frequently recorded from the subtidal in the Delta area down to depths of about ... [details]

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P. pulchellus occurs in the whole area, but is relatively abundant along the coast and south of the Frisian Front, ... [details]

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S. armiger occurs in almost the entire area, except for the central part of the Oyster Ground. The polychaete is ... [details]

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S. bombyx is found at almost 50% of all stations sampled. Locally, i.e. to the west and north of the Wadden islands ... [details]

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S. elliptica has only been found at some locations south of 54'N in the Southern Bight and shows a marked ... [details]

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S. mathildae is most abundant at the Dogger Bank and in a broad zone south of the Frisian Front. The species is ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

S. squamata is mainly found in the off shore part of the Southern Bight and north of the Wadden islands, and ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

T. tenuis does not occur in the offshore parts of the North Sea, but is restricted to a narrow zone along the ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

U. brevicornis is a common inhabitant of the offshore part of the Southern Bight and is found in high densities at ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

A widespread species occurring in the subtidal zone of the western Wadden Sea, the Southern Bight, part of the ... [details]

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Iin the studied area B. guilliamsoniana is very abundant in the area of the Southern Bight, north of the Wadden ... [details]

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In the investigated area A. alba is very abundant in the south-eastern part of the Oyster Ground and the Frisian ... [details]

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In the studied area U. poseidonis is much more common than U. brevicornis. The species is very abundant in the ... [details]

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It is dominant at the Cleaver Bank and in the south-western part of the Southern Bight. The species is absent from ... [details]

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On the Dutch Continental Shelf, A. minuta is most frequent in the sandy sediments of the Southern Bight. lt ... [details]

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The distribution of O. bradyi in the Dutch part of the North Sea is very patchy. Highest densities are found in the ... [details]

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The distribution of T. forbesii comprises the subtidal zone in the western Wadden Sea, the Southern Bight and sorne ... [details]

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The distribution of P. minuta in the area comprises the brackish waters of the Delta area and the Wadden Sea, the ... [details]

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The distribution ofEteone longa ranges from the intertidal zone down to a depth of 30 m. The highest densities are ... [details]

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The species is common near the coast, in the Wadden Sea and almost the entire Delta area, with high densities in ... [details]

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The species occurs in the subtidal zone of the western Wadden Sea, in the shallow waters along the coast and in the ... [details]

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The species shows clear patches with high densities in the South-eastern part of the Oyster Ground, north of the ... [details]

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This cosmopolitan echinoderrn was found in about half of all samples. The species is very abundant north of the ... [details]

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This species is quite common at the Oyster Ground. N. latericeus also occurs at a few locations in the ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

This species is very abundant at the Oyster Ground, where it forms a substantial part of the infaunal biomass. G. ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Habitat

A. groenlandica lives in fine to coarse sediment with a low content of mud. lt is sometimes found in empty tubes of ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Habitat

A. minuta lives in fine and muddy sands mixed with shell fragrnents (Hartmann-Schröder, 1971; Wolff, 1973). [details]