BIOTIC Species Information for Asterina phylactica
Researched byChris Chance & Dave Cocks
Refereed byThis information is not refereed
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandCommon on south and west coasts of British Isles.
Global distributionUK, Brittany and Mediterranean.
Biogeographic range Depth rangeSublittoral to 18 m.
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesCoarse clean sand
Fine clean sand
Sandy mud
Muddy sand
Physiographic preferencesOpen coast
Biological zoneInsufficient information
Field unresearched
Upper Infralittoral
Lower Circalittoral
Sublittoral Fringe
Wave exposureSee additional information
Ultra Sheltered
Insufficient information
Extremely Sheltered
Tidal stream strength/Water flowInsufficient information
Field unresearched
SalinityNot relevant
Insufficient information
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References
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