BIOTIC Species Information for Funiculina quadrangularis
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Researched byOlwen Ager Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandWest and north coasts of Ireland and Scotland.
Global distributionFuniculina quadrangularis occurs in the North Atlantic and Mediterranean. It has been recorded in New Zealand (Manuel, 1988) and Japan (Fujita & Ohta, 1988).
Biogeographic rangeNot researched Depth range20-2000m
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesMud
Muddy sand
Physiographic preferencesOpen coast
Sealoch
Biological zoneUpper Circalittoral
Lower Circalittoral
Wave exposureSheltered
Very Sheltered
Extremely Sheltered
Ultra Sheltered
Tidal stream strength/Water flowWeak (<1 kn)
Very Weak (negligible)
SalinityFull (30-40 psu)
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Manuel, 1988, Hayward et al., 1996, Hughes, 1998(b), Fujita & Ohta, 1988,
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