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Books

Hyman, L. H. The Invertebrates. Vol. IV, Echinodermata. New York: The Maple Press Company, 1955.

Jangoux, M., and J. M. Lawrence. Echinoderm Nutrition. Rotterdam: A. A. Balkema, 1982.

Lawrence, J. M. A Functional Biology of Echinoderms. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987.

McKnight, D. G. The Marine Fauna of New Zealand: Basket Stars and Snake Stars (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea: Euryalinida). Wellington: NIWA (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research), 2000.

Mladenov, P. V., and R. D. Burke. "Echinodermata: Asexual Propagation." In Asexual Propagation and Reproductive Strategies. New Delhi, Bombay, and Calcutta: R. G. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd., 1994.

Picton, B. E. A Field Guide to the Shallow-Water Echinoderms of the British Isles. London: Immel Publishing, 1993.

Periodicals

Aizenberg, J., A. Tkachenko, S. Weiner, L. Addadi, and G. W. Hendler. "Calcitic Microlenses as Part of the Photoreceptor System in Brittlestars." Nature 412 (2001): 819-822.

Allen, J. R. "Suspension Feeding in the Brittle-Star Ophiothrix fragilis: Efficiency of Particulate Retention and Implications for the Use of Encounter Rate Models." Marine Biology 132 (1998): 383-390.

Emson, R. H., P. V. Mladenov, and K. Barrow. "The Feeding Mechanism of the Basket Star Gorgonocephalus arcticus." Canadian Journal of Zoology 69 (1991): 449-455.

Mladenov, P. V. "Environmental Factors Influencing Asexual Reproductive Processes in Echinoderms." Oecologica Acta 19, no. 3-4 (1996): 227-235.

Rosenberg, R. and E. Selander. "Alarm signal response in the brittle star Amphiura filiformis." Marine Biology 136 (2000): 43-48.

Roy, M. S., and R. Sponer. "Evidence of Human-Mediated Invasion of the Tropical Western Atlantic by the World's Most Common Brittlestar." Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 269, no. 1495 (2002): 1017-1023.

Skold, M. "Escape Responses in Four Epibenthic Brittle Stars (Ophiuroidea: Echinodermata)." Ophelia 49 (1998): 163-179.

Skold, M., L-O Loo, and R. Rosenberg. "Production, Dynamics and Demography of an Amphiura filiformis Population." Marine Ecology Progress Series 103 (1994): 81-90.

Smith, A. B., G. L. J. Paterson, and B. Lafay. "Ophiuroid Phylogeny and Higher Taxonomy: Morphological, Molecular and Palaeontological Perspectives." Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 114 (1995): 213-243.

Sponer, R., and M. S. Roy. "Phylogeographic Analysis of the Brooding Brittle Star Amphipholis squamata (Echinodermata) Along the Coast of New Zealand Reveals High Cryptic Genetic Variation and Cryptic Dispersal Potential." Evolution 56, no. 10 (2002): 1954-1967.

Sponer, R., and M. S. Roy. "Large Genetic Distances Within a Population of Amphipholis squamata (Echinodermata;

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