BIOTIC Species Information for Venerupis senegalensis
Click here to view the MarLIN Key Information Review for Venerupis senegalensis
Researched byWill Rayment Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandRecorded from all around the coast of Britain and Ireland where suitable habitat occurs
Global distributionRecorded in Europe from northern Norway to the Mediterranean and in north west Africa
Biogeographic rangeNot researched Depth rangelower shore to 35 m
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesGravel / shingle
Mixed
Muddy gravel
Muddy sand
Fine clean sand
Coarse clean sand
Physiographic preferencesStrait / sound
Enclosed coast / Embayment
Estuary
Sealoch
Biological zoneLower Eulittoral
Sublittoral Fringe
Upper Infralittoral
Lower Infralittoral
Upper Circalittoral
Lower Circalittoral
Wave exposureSheltered
Very Sheltered
Extremely Sheltered
Tidal stream strength/Water flowModerately Strong (1-3 kn)
Weak (<1 kn)
SalinityFull (30-40 psu)
Variable (18-40 psu)
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Fish & Fish, 1996, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Hayward et al., 1996, Johannessen, 1973b, JNCC, 1999, Picton & Costello, 1998, Bruce et al., 1963, Connor et al., 1997(a),
About MarLIN | Contact, Enquiries & Feedback | Terms & Conditions | Funding | Glossary | Accessibility | Privacy | Sponsorship

Creative Commons License BIOTIC (Biological Traits Information Catalogue) by MarLIN (Marine Life Information Network) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license are available at http://www.marlin.ac.uk/termsandconditions.php. Note that images and other media featured on this page are each governed by their own terms and conditions and they may or may not be available for reuse. Based on a work at www.marlin.ac.uk.