BIOTIC Species Information for Amphianthus dohrnii
Researched byAngus Jackson Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byDr Simon K. Davy
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandRecorded from the west coast of Scotland but most frequently recorded "off Plymouth". Also recorded from the Lizard, Lundy and off the south-west and south coasts of Ireland.
Global distributionRecorded from the Atlantic coast of France and into the western Mediterranean
Biogeographic rangeNot researched Depth range10 - 1000 m
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional InformationThought to be common in the first half of this century but now thought to be considerably less so. Numbers in the Mediterranean also appear to be decreasing (Manuel, 1988).

Substratum preferencesOther species (see additional information)
Physiographic preferencesOpen coast
Biological zoneLower Infralittoral
Upper Circalittoral
Lower Circalittoral
Wave exposureVery Exposed
Moderately Exposed
Tidal stream strength/Water flowModerately Strong (1-3 kn)
Weak (<1 kn)
SalinityFull (30-40 psu)
Habitat Preferences Additional InformationSubstrata include the host species Eunicella verrucosa in England, Swiftia pallida in Scotland and other 'tubular' organisms such as Tubularia indivisa.
Distribution References Campbell, 1994, Manuel, 1988,
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