BIOTIC Species Information for Umbonula littoralis
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Researched byDr Keith Hiscock Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byDr Peter J. Hayward
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandPresent all around the British Isles.
Global distributionPresent from Bergen, Norway south along the western Atlantic coast to at least the Channel Isles and western Brittany. Not present in the Mediterranean.
Biogeographic rangeNot researched Depth rangeIntertidal to 6 m
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional InformationNo text entered

Substratum preferencesBedrock
Large to very large boulders
Small boulders
Cobbles
Physiographic preferencesOpen coast
Strait / sound
Ria / Voe
Enclosed coast / Embayment
Biological zoneSublittoral Fringe
Upper Infralittoral
Wave exposureExtremely Exposed
Very Exposed
Exposed
Moderately Exposed
Sheltered
Tidal stream strength/Water flowVery Strong (>6 kn)
Strong (3-6 kn)
Moderately Strong (1-3 kn)
Weak (<1 kn)
SalinityFull (30-40 psu)
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Hastings, 1944, Hayward & Ryland, 1979, NBN, 2002, Picton & Costello, 1998,
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