BIOTIC Species Information for Sabellaria spinulosa
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandAll British and Irish coasts
Global distributionArctic, North Sea, Channel, Atlantic
Biogeographic rangeNot researched Depth range
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional InformationNone entered

Substratum preferencesBedrock
Large to very large boulders
Small boulders
Cobbles
Physiographic preferencesOpen coast
Offshore seabed
Biological zoneUpper Infralittoral
Lower Infralittoral
Wave exposureVery Exposed
Exposed
Moderately Exposed
Tidal stream strength/Water flowStrong (3-6 kn)
Moderately Strong (1-3 kn)
Salinity
Habitat Preferences Additional InformationOften settles on Pecten maximus and Buccinum undatum and occasionally on Chlamys opercularis. Has strong settlement preference for tubes or sites currently or previously used by the species.
Distribution References Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Hayward et al., 1996, Holt et al., 1998, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Julie Bremner, unpub data,
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