BIOTIC Species Information for Henricia oculata
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Researched byAngus Jackson Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byDr A.C. Campbell
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandAll round Ireland except perhaps for the east coast. South-east England round to the west coast northwards to northern Scotland.
Global distributionSouth, West and North coasts of Britain and Ireland. West Channel and Brittany.
Biogeographic rangeNot researched Depth range0 - 100 m
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional InformationHenricia oculata is occasionally found exposed to the air at low spring tides (Campbell pers comm.).

Substratum preferencesBedrock
Large to very large boulders
Small boulders
Cobbles
Gravel / shingle
Pebbles
Physiographic preferencesOpen coast
Biological zoneSublittoral Fringe
Upper Infralittoral
Lower Infralittoral
Upper Circalittoral
Lower Circalittoral
Wave exposureVery Exposed
Exposed
Moderately Exposed
Tidal stream strength/Water flowInsufficient information
SalinityInsufficient information
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Campbell, 1994, Brun, 1976, Nichols, 1969,
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