BIOTIC Species Information for Actinauge richardi
Researched byCharlotte Marshall Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Distribution and Habitat
Distribution in Britain & IrelandSublittoral species found at depths >50 m from Norway down to Senegal (Stephensen, 1935; Manuel, 1988). Stephensen (1935) reported greatest abundance below ca 730 m.
Global distributionFound in north-east Atlantic from Norway and the Shetlands to the Mediterranean and north-west Africa, and recorded of the north-east coasts of South America.
Biogeographic rangeNot researched Depth range>50 m - ca 730 m
MigratoryNon-migratory / Resident   
Distribution Additional Information

Substratum preferencesCoarse clean sand
Fine clean sand
Sandy mud
Muddy sand
Physiographic preferencesOffshore seabed
Biological zoneCircalittoral Offshore
Wave exposureInsufficient information
Tidal stream strength/Water flowInsufficient information
SalinityFull (30-40 psu)
Habitat Preferences Additional Information
Distribution References Manuel, 1988,
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